Michael Pate Biography

Birthday: 1920-02-26
Place of Birth: Drummoyne, New South Wales
Height: 6' (1.83 m)
Wiki Biography: The future movie bad man was born in Drummoyne, a suburb of Sydney, Australia, and got his career start as an interviewer on the government's radio station. Pate also worked on the Australian stage and in Down Under movies before relocating to th e U.S. in the early 1950s to appear in Universal's "Thunder on the Hill, " the film version of a Charlotte Hastings play ("Bonaventure") in which he had appeared. Pate acted in many American films and TV series, then returned to Australia in the late '60s and worked (again) in that country's film industry; he co-starred in his own Aussie TV series, "Matlock Police". Pate also began working behind the camera; one of his best-known writing-producing-directing credits is "Tim", the story of the relationship between an older woman (Piper Laurie) and a retarded young man (Mel Gibson).

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Houdini Dooley
Hondo Chief Vittoro 1967 - 1967
Matlock Police Det. Sgt. Vic Maddern 1971 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Strange Door 1951
The Black Castle 1952 Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Houdini 1953 Drama
Hondo Vittorio 1953
The Silver Chalice 1954 Biography
Secret of the Incas 1954 Adventure
King Richard and the Crusaders 1954 Adventure, History, Romance
The Court Jester 1956 Adventure, Comedy, Family
The Revolt of Mamie Stover 1956 Drama
Something of Value 1957
Green Mansions 1959 Adventure, Drama, Romance
PT 109 1963 Drama
Advance to the Rear 1964
Major Dundee 1965 Adventure
The Singing Nun 1966 0, 0, 0
Mad Dog Morgan 1976 Comedy, 0, Fantasy
The Return Of Captain Invincible 1984 Musical, Fantasy, Comedy
The Wild Duck Wardle 1985 Drama
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Injun Joe 1986 Animation, Adventure, Drama
Howling III 1987 Comedy, Horror
A Dangerous Life Ambassador Bosworth (1988) 1988
Duet for Four Al Geisman 1992 Drama