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MICHAEL CONSTANTINE BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Michael Constantine was born on May 22nd, 1927 in Reading, Pennsylvania with the birth name Constantine Joanides, born to Andromache Efstratiou and Theoharis Ioannides who both immigrated to the United States from Greece.
 
Constantine first began his involvement in acting by working as a stage actor in New York as an understudy.  He then began working on Broadway with some of his stage credits being, "Inherit the Wind", "Compulsion", "The Miracle Worker" and "The Egg".
 
Along with doing stage work he auditioned for other roles on film and television.  His first film role was in 1959 in, "The Last Mile" followed by small roles in, "The Hustler" (1961) starring Paul Newman and appearances on such television series as, "The Eleventh Hour" (1963), "77 Sunset Strip" (1963), "Twilight Zone" (1964), "Naked City" (1962), "Dr. Kildare" (1962), "Ben Casey" (1962), "Perry Mason" (1964-1965), "Death Valley Days" (1965-1966), "Hogan's Heroes" (1966), "My Favorite Martian" (1965-1966) and then he was cast in 1969 as a regular on the series, "Room 222", a role for which he won a 1970 Emmy Award as Best Supporting Actor.  He also earned a Golden Globe nomination as Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Series for his role on the series, "Sirota's Court" (1976).   
 
Over he course of his career he added to his resume credits for his roles in the films, "Don't Drink the Water" (1969), "If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium" (1969), "The North Avenue Irregulars" (1979), "Prancer" (1989), "Thinner" (1996) and "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" (2002).  

More recently he has been seen on the television series," My Big Fat Greek Life" (2003), "Cold Case" (2007) and "The Crossroads with Martin Anthony" (2009).
 
He has married twice, first to Julianna Mccarthy whom he wed in 1953 and they had two children before the marriage ended in divorce in 1972.  He then married Kathleen Christopher in 1974 and this marriage also came to an end in 1980.
 
Michael Constantine has not re-married and remains working in the industry with his latest role appearing in the short, "Location! Location!" (2010). 

 
Filmography

2010   Location! Location! 

2009   The Crossroads with Martin Anthony 

2009   Back in 10

2008   Pink Glasses

2007   Cold Case 

2006   Then Came You

2003   My Big Fat Greek Life

2002   In-Laws 

2002   My Big Fat Greek Wedding 

2001   Judging Amy 

2001   WW 3 

1997   Cosby 

1996   Thinner 

1996   The Juror 

1995   New York News 

1994   Because Mommy Works 

1994   The Cosby Mysteries 

1992-1994  Law & Order 

1993   My Life 

1993   Deadfall 

1993   Homicide: Life on the Street

1990   Midnight Caller 

1990   Island Son 

1990   Free Spirit 

1990   By a Thread 

1989   Prancer 

1988   Hunter 

1985-1988  Murder, She Wrote 

1988   Leap of Faith 

1988   Friday the 13th 

1988   Probe 

1984-1988  Simon & Simon

1987   In the Mood

1987   Airwolf

1985-1987  MacGyver 

1986   Magnum, P.I.

1986   Crazy Like a Fox

1986   Blacke's Magic 

1984-1986  Remington Steele 

1986   Daniel and the Lion's Den

1985   Highway to Heaven 

1985   Pray for Death 

1985   Airwolf 

1984   Finder of Lost Loves 

1984   Masquerade 

1984   Mama's Family
 
1984   The New Mike Hammer 

1983   Hotel 

1983   The Love Boat 

1983   Matt Houston

1983   The Fall Guy

1983   Amanda's 

1982   The Powers of Matthew Star 

1979-1982  Quincy, M.E. 

1982   Benson

1982   It Takes Two 

1981-1982  Lou Grant

1982   American Playhouse 

1982   Darkroom

1982   Forty Days of Musa Dagh

1981   Trapper John, M.D.

1981   Vega$ 

1981   Evita Peron 

1980   The Love Tapes

1980   Fantasy Island 

1979   Roots: The Next Generations

1979   Crisis in Mid-air 

1979   The North Avenue Irregulars

1978   The Pirate

1978   Summer of My German Soldier

1978   Missile X: The Neutron Bomb Incident 

1977   Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue 

1977   Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid 

1976-1977       Sirota's Court 

1976   Voyage of the Damned 

1976   Electra Woman and Dyna Girl

1976   Wanted: The Sundance Woman 

1976   Twin Detectives

1976   Ellery Queen

1976   McMillan & Wife

1976   Peeper

1975   Conspiracy of Terror

1975   The Night That Panicked America

1975   Police Woman 

1975   The Secret Night Caller 

1975   The Manhunter

1974   Death Cruise

1974   Kojak 

1974   Big Rose: Double Trouble 

1969-1974  Room 222

1973   The Streets of San Francisco

1973   The Bait

1973   The Bold Ones: The New Doctors

1972   Love, American Style

1972   Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole

1972   Deadly Harvest

1971   Suddenly Single 

1971   The Impatient Heart

1971   Mary Tyler Moore

1971   Rod Serling's Night Gallery

1971   The Odd Couple

1970   The Name of the Game

1969   The Reivers

1965-1969  The Virginian 

1969   Don't Drink the Water

1969   Mission: Impossible

1969   Justine 

1969   If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium

1969   The Good Guys

1968   Skidoo

1968   In Enemy Country

1968   The Danny Thomas Hour 

1963-1968  Gunsmoke 

1968   The Flying Nun

1968   The Invaders

1967   Ironside 

1967   Iron Horse

1967   Ghostbreakers

1967   Dundee and the Culhane

1965-1967  The Fugitive

1966-1967  Hey, Landlord 

1965-1967  Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre 

1967   Combat!

1966   The Road West

1966   T.H.E. Cat

1966   I Spy 

1966   Hawaii 

1966   The Jean Arthur Show

1966   12 O'Clock High

1966   Beau Geste

1966   The Dick Van Dyke Show

1966   Run for Your Life

1965-1966  My Favorite Martian 

1966   Hogan's Heroes

1965-1966  Death Valley Days

1964-1965  Perry Mason

1965   The Trials of O'Brien

1965   Memorandum for a Spy 

1965   Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea 

1964-1965  Profiles in Courage

1964   The Outer Limits

1964   Quick Before It Melts 

1964   Slattery's People

1964   The Rogues 

1964   The Great Adventure 

1964   Twilight Zone

1964   The Richard Boone Show 

1963-1964  Arrest and Trial 

1963   Lonnie 

1963   77 Sunset Strip 

1963   The Greatest Show on Earth

1963   The Eleventh Hour

1963   Channing 

1963   Vacation Playhouse

1963   Island of Love 

1961-1963  The Untouchables 

1963   The Dakotas 

1962-1963  The Lloyd Bridges Show

1962   Sam Benedict 

1962   Ben Casey 

1962   The Beachcomber 

1962   Dr. Kildare 

1962   Naked City 

1961   The Defenders 

1961   Target: The Corruptors

1961   The Detectives 

1961   The New Breed 

1961   Cain's Hundred

1961   The Hustler 

1958-1961  Armstrong Circle Theatre 

1961   The Asphalt Jungle

1960   Play of the Week 

1959   Brenner 

1959   The Last Mile 

1949   The Big Story





Matinee Classics - Room 222 starring Lloyd Haynes, Denise Nicholas, Michael Constantine and Karen Valentine
Matinee Classics - Sirota's Court starring Michael Constantine, Owen Bush, Cynthia Harris, Kathleen Miller, Ted Ross and Fred Willard


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