Michael Pataki

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Born

1/16/1938 , Youngstown, Ohio , USA

Died

4/16/2010

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Biography:

Michael Pataki is an American actor born January 16, 1938 in Youngtown, Ohio. He studied drama at the University of Southern California. Doing a summer stock theater festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, he got rave reviews for his performance in the play Zoo Story. Pataki also appeared in numerous television shows such as The Twilight Zone, Bonanza, The Flying Nun, Mannix, and Happy Days. He played a Klingon on Star Trek and also Star Trek: The Next Generation. Pataki did voiceover work in the long-running animated series The Ren & Stimpy Show. The actor did the voices for many characters on the cartoon Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures. Pataki's film roles include Easy Rider, Rocky IV, The Andromeda Strain, The Onion Field and Airport '77. He also appeared in many B-movie horror flicks. Pataki also directed the 1977 movie Cinderella. On stage he produced the musical Pippin with William Katt. Michael Pataki died on April 15, 2010.