DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Michael Ansara (aged 91)
American stage, screen, and voice actor
Michael George Ansara (April 15, 1922 – July 31, 2013) was an American stage, screen, and voiceactor. He portrayed Cochise in the television series Broken Arrow, Kane in the 1979–1981 series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Commander Kang in three Star Trek television series, Deputy U.S. Marshal Sam Buckhart in the NBC series Law of the Plainsman, and provided the voice for Mr. Freeze in Batman: The Animated Series and several of its spin-offs.
DEATH: Ansara died from complications of Alzheimer’s disease at his home in Calabasas on July 31, 2013, at the age of 91. His interment is at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles, next to his son Matthew.