Michael Brandon Biography (1945-)

Original name, Michael Feldman; born April 20, 1945, in Brooklyn, NY; son ofSol and Miriam (maiden name, Tumen) Feldman; married Lindsay Wagner (an actress), December 1, 1976 (divorced, 1978); married Glynis Barber, November 18, 1989; children: (second marriage) Alexander. Addresses: Agent: Storm Artists Management, 1st Floor, 5 Jubilee Place, London SW3 3TD, England; SMS Talent, Inc., 8730 Sunset Blvd., Suite 440, Los Angeles, CA 90069; Rabbit VoiceManagement, 2nd Floor, 18 Broadwick St., London W1F 8HS, England.; Contact:c/o London Management, 2-4 Noel St., London W1V 3RB, England; c/o David Shapira and Associates, Los Angeles, CA 91403.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director
Birth Details
April 20, 1945
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Mike Vecchio, Lovers and Other Strangers, Cinerama, 1970
  • Marcus, Jennifer on My Mind, United Artists, 1971
  • Robert, Four Flies on Grey Velvet (also known as Quattro moschedi velluto grigio, 4 mosche di velluto grigio, Quatre mouchesde velours gris, and Four Patches of Grey Velvet), Paramount, 1972
  • Voice characterization, Heavy Traffic (animated), American International Pictures, 1973
  • Jeff Dugan, FM (also known as Citizen's Band), Universal, 1978
  • Dr. Jim Sandman, Promises in the Dark, Warner Bros., 1979
  • Pete Lachapelle, A Change of Seasons, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1980
  • (Uncredited) Max, Rich and Famous, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1981
  • Himself, Il mondo dell'orrore di Dario Argento (also known as Dario Argento's World of Horror), 1985
  • Tom Lepski, Sauf votre respect (also known as Try This One forSize) 1989
  • Tom Lepski, Presume dangereux (also known as Believed Violent), 1990
  • Jeff Littman, The Disappearance of Kevin Johnson, Bedford Communications Group, 1996
  • Alex, Deja Vu, 1997
  • Wyles, The Contaminated Man (also known as Bei Beruehrung Tod and Contagion), DEJ Productions, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • David Marquette, Emerald Point, N.A.S., CBS, 1983-84
  • Lieutenant James Dempsey, Dempsey and Makepeace, syndicated, 1984
  • Teddy Kramer, Home Fires, NBC, 1992
  • Frank Scott, Dinotopia (also known as Dinotopia: The Series), ABC and The Hallmark Channel, 2002
  • Various characters, The Catherine Tate Show, BBC, 2004
  • U.S. narrator, Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends (also known asThomas & Friends and Thomas the Tank Engine), 2004-
  • Miniseries
  • Arlen Marshall, Dynasty: The Reunion, ABC, 1991
  • Talking head/soundbites (segments 1 & 3), Hollywood Women (documentary), ITV, 1994
  • David Protess, Gone in the Night, CBS, 1996
  • Ambassador James Courtland, Robert Ludlum's "The Apocalypse Watch"(also known as The Apocalypse Watch), ABC, 1997
  • Movies
  • Frank Pescadero, The Impatient Heart, NBC, 1971
  • Billy, The Strangers in 7-A, CBS, 1972
  • David, The Third Girl from the Left, ABC, 1973
  • Private Jim Conklin, The Red Badge of Courage, NBC, 1974
  • Keith Miles, Hitchhike!, ABC, 1974
  • Ben Holian, Cage without a Key, CBS, 1975
  • Davis Asher, Queen of the Stardust Ballroom, CBS, 1975
  • Bill Bast, James Dean (also known as The Legend), NBC, 1976
  • Carl Wyche, Red Alert, CBS, 1977
  • Paul Lester, The Comedy Company, CBS, 1978
  • Alan, A Vacation in Hell, NBC, 1979
  • Steve Triandos, A Perfect Match, CBS, 1980
  • Bob Frazer, Between Two Brothers, CBS, 1982
  • Keith Sindell, The Seduction of Gina (also known as Another High Roller) CBS, 1984
  • Michael Krasnick, Deadly Messages, ABC, 1985
  • Eddie, Visitors, 1987
  • Jeff Robins, Rock 'n' Roll Mom, ABC, 1988
  • Tom Lepski, Passez une bonne nuit (also known as Have a Nice Night), 1990
  • Tom Lepski, Le dernier du colt (also known as Want to Stay Alive), 1990
  • Robert Halliday, The Care of Time, 1990
  • Ted Ricci, Not in My Family (also known as Shattering the Silence), ABC, 1993
  • Arnie Hansen, Murder or Memory? A Moment of Truth Movie (also known as Moment of Truth: Hypnotic Confession and Moment of Truth: Murder or Memory?), NBC, 1994
  • General Robert Alexander, The Lost Battalion, Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Arno Penzias, Hawking, BBC, 2004
  • Specials
  • Lindsay Wagner--Another Side of Me, ABC, 1977
  • Himself, The Grand Knockout Tournament, 1987
  • Bryan Dobbs, Divided We Stand, ABC, 1988
  • Mr. Hansen, Love in the Dark Ages, CBS, 1994
  • Himself, Dario Argento: An Eye for Horror (documentary), Independent Film Channel, 2000
  • Pilots
  • Kirk, Man in the Middle, CBS, 1972
  • Tony Scott, Scott Free, NBC, 1976
  • Dr. Pete Marcus, Venice Medical, ABC, 1983
  • Barry Sinclair, "The Marshal," The Marshal, 1995
  • Episodic
  • Andy, "Thousands and Thousands of Miles," Medical Center, 1969
  • "Love and the Secret Habit," Love, American Style, 1972
  • Dr. Lensko, "Web of Intrigue," Medical Center, 1974
  • Mike Ripley, "A Community of Victims," Police Story, 1975
  • Anthony Gifford, "AIDS & Comfort," St. Elsewhere, 1983
  • Stephen Baker, "Finger of Suspicion," Tales of the Unexpected, 1988
  • Alex Weaver, "Proof in the Pudding," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994
  • U.S. Attorney Sam Nardoni, "The Guardian," JAG, CBS, 1997
  • Stan Frey, "The Nanny & the Hunk Producer," The Nanny, CBS, 1997
  • District Attorney Adam Dawson, "Axe Murderer," The Practice, ABC,1998
  • District Attorney Adam Dawson, "The Inmates," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1998
  • District Attorney Adam Dawson, "Crossfire," The Practice, ABC, 1999
  • Colonel Hegstetter, "Front and Center," JAG, CBS, 1999
  • Dr. Woods, "Skorpion," CI5: The New Professionals, syndicated, 1999
  • Captain Frank Candy, "The Omega Man," Jonathan Creek, BBC1 and PBS, 1999
  • Judge Stone, "Deal with the Devil," The Division, Lifetime, 2001
  • Himself, RI:SE, Channel 4, 2003
  • Himself, Today with Des and Mel, ITV, 2003
  • Himself, The Terry and Gaby Show, Channel 5, 2003
  • Himself, Richard & Judy, Channel 4, 2004
  • Himself, GMTV, ITV, 2005
  • Chuck Newman, Dead Man Weds, ITV, 2005
  • Also appeared in The Knock.
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • "Guardian Angel," Dempsey & Makepeace, ITV, 1986
  • "The Match Game," Monsters, syndicated, 1989
  • Stage Appearances
  • Prince and understudy for the roles of Bickham and Fullendorf, Does aTiger Wear a Necktie, Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1969
  • Jack, The Lady and the Clarinet, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1979
  • Cox, Speed the Plow, Royale Lincoln, England, 1999
  • Title role, Jerry Springer--The Opera, Royal National Theatre, then Cambridge Theatre, London, 2003
  • Major Tours
  • Under the Yum Yum Tree, U.S. cities, 1967
  • The Rainmaker, U.S. cities, 1968
  • Matt, The Adjustment, English cities, 2000
  • RECORDINGS
  • Video Games
  • Voice of first agent, Eraser--Turnabout, 1996
  • Taped Readings
  • Read Hollywood Wives the Next Generation by Jackie Collins; Tokyo Station by Martin Cruz Smith.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Electronic
    • Michael Brandon Official Site, http://www.michaelbrandon.net/, February 1, 2005

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