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Dan Vadis (1938–1987)


Dan Vadis was born on January 3, 1938 in Shanghai, China as Constantine Daniel Vafiadis. He is known for his work on High Plains Drifter (1973), The Ten Gladiators (1963) and Hercules the Invincible (1964). He was married to Sharon Jessup. He died on June 11, 1987 in Lancaster, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

High Plains Drifter
High Plains Drifter Dan Carlin
(1973)
The Ten Gladiators
The Ten Gladiators Roccia / The Rock
(1963)
Hercules the Invincible
(1964)

Filmography

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 1980 Any Which Way You Can
Frank
 1980 Bronco Billy
Chief Big Eagle
 1979 Mr. Horn (TV Movie)
Gene Laughoff
 1978 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Cardwell
- Hutchinson for Murder One (1978) ... Cardwell
 1977 The Gauntlet
Biker
 1977 The White Buffalo
Tall Man (uncredited)
 1973 Cahill U.S. Marshal
Brownie
 1973 High Plains Drifter
Dan Carlin
 1969 God Will Forgive My Pistol
Deputy Jason Martin
 1968 The Scalphunters
Yuma
 1967 The Stranger Returns
En Plein
 1966 For a Few Extra Dollars
Nelson Riggs
 1966 Degueyo
Ramon
 1965 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Bearded Henchman
- The Night the Wizard Shook the Earth (1965) ... Bearded Henchman (uncredited)
 1965 The Sucker (uncredited)
 1964 Spartacus and the Ten Gladiators
Gladiator Roccia
 1964 Zorikan the Barbarian
Zorikan
 1964 Hercules the Invincible
Hercules
 1963 The Ten Gladiators
Roccia / The Rock
 1962 Colossus of the Arena
Sidon
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Personal Details

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Trivia:

Was good friends with fellow muscle man Gordon Mitchell, who helped him get into the film business. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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