Tige Andrews

About Tige Andrews

Who is it?: Actor, Writer
Birth Day: March 19, 1920
Birth Place:  Brooklyn, New York, United States
Cause of death: Cardiac arrest
Alma mater: American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1950–1991
Spouse(s): Norma Thornton Andrews (m. 1950; her death 1996)

Tige Andrews

Tige Andrews was born on March 19, 1920 in  Brooklyn, New York, United States, is Actor, Writer. Tige Andrews was born on March 19, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Tiger Andrews. He was an actor and writer, known for The Mod Squad (1968), The Detectives (1959) and The Last Tycoon (1976). He was married to Norma Thornton. He died on January 27, 2007 in Encino, California, USA.
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As per our current Database, Tige Andrews has been died on January 27, 2007(2007-01-27) (aged 86)\nEncino, California, U.S..

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When Tige Andrews die, Tige Andrews was 86 years old.

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Occupation Actor
Age 86 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 19, 1920 ( Brooklyn, New York, United States)
Birthday March 19
Town/City  Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nationality United States

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Tige Andrews’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

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Tige Andrews was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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Andrews was wounded in Sicily while serving in the United States Army during World War II and after returning home, graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York in 1946.


In 1955, Andrews won critical acclaim in the off-Broadway revival of The Threepenny Opera, as the Streetsinger. He reprised the role in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California. Andrews went on to direct The Threepenny Opera in Arizona. While in New York, Director John Ford cast him in the 1955 film version of Mister Roberts after seeing his Broadway performance.


His film career included roles in Onionhead (1958), A Private's Affair (1959), In Enemy Country (1968), The Last Tycoon (1976), and Raid on Entebbe (1977, as Shimon Peres). He retired from acting in the early 1990s after having appeared in more than one hundred acting roles onstage, on film and on television.


Andrews made frequent appearances on television in the 1960s. In addition to being a cast member of The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1957, as Tiger Andrews), Andrews appeared in such series as U.S. Marshal, The Lawless Years, Mr. Novak, Dundee and the Culhane, The Big Valley, The Fugitive, Gunsmoke, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., and Star Trek (as Kras in the episode "Friday's Child", in which he was the first Klingon ever to die in that series).


His best known roles were Lieutenant Johnny Russo on The Detectives and as Captain Adam Greer on The Mod Squad. For the latter role, he received both an Emmy and a Golden Globe award nomination and won a Logie Award. Andrews reunited with his fellow Mod Squad cast members for a 1979 made-for-television film, The Return Of Mod Squad; it was their last appearance together. After The Mod Squad ended, Andrews continued to make guest appearances on various television series, such as Kojak, Marcus Welby, M.D., Police Story, CHiPs, and Murder, She Wrote.


Before moving to California, Tige married Norma Thornton, a ballerina who was a regular on The Ed Sullivan Show. Norma Thornton Andrews died in 1996.


Andrews died of cardiac arrest at his home in Encino, California, on January 27, 2007, aged 86.

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