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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 Rebel Gladiators (1962). 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 Dan Carlin
(1973)
The Ten Gladiators Roccia / The Rock
(1963)
(1962)
(1964)

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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 Fort Yuma Gold
Nelson Riggs
 1966 Degueyo
Ramon
 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 Rebel Gladiators
Ursus
 1962 Colossus of the Arena
Sidon
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Personal Details

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)

Spouse:

Sharon Jessup  (his death)
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Trivia:

Member of the Mae West Muscleman Revue in the late 1950s. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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