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Michael Wager (1925–2011)

Michael Wager was born on April 29, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA as Emanuel Solomon Weisgal. He was an actor, known for Exodus (1960), King of Kings (1961) and Hill 24 Doesn't Answer (1955). He was married to Susan Blanchard and Mary-Jo Van Ingen. He died on December 26, 2011 in Connecticut, USA. See full bio »


(age 86) in Connecticut, USA

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Exodus David Ben Ami
King of Kings Thomas
Hill 24 Doesn't Answer Allan Goodman
Jane Austen in Manhattan George Midash


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 1985 Another World (TV Series)
Mr. Hennessy
- Episode #1.5271 (1985) ... Mr. Hennessy
 1981 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Jonas Roving
- Episode #1.1688 (1981) ... Jonas Roving
- Episode #1.1687 (1981) ... Jonas Roving
- Episode #1.1686 (1981) ... Jonas Roving
- Episode #1.1678 (1981) ... Jonas Roving
- Episode #1.1676 (1981) ... Jonas Roving
 1980 Jane Austen in Manhattan
George Midash
 1980 Paul's Case (TV Movie)
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Albert Gallatin
- Chapter VII: John Quincy Adams, Diplomat (1976) ... Albert Gallatin
 1961 King of Kings
 1960 Exodus
David Ben Ami
 1959 Deadline (TV Series)
- The Two Ounce Trap (1959) ... Frank
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Medea (1959) ... Slave
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Robert Garth
- Presumption of Innocence (1958) ... Robert Garth
 1955 Hill 24 Doesn't Answer
Allan Goodman
 1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
- Six O'Clock Call (1955) ... Harry
 1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- The Man They Acquitted (1952) ... Barton
 1952 Celanese Theatre (TV Series)
Sam Kaplan
- Street Scene (1952) ... Sam Kaplan
 1951 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Jason Burrage (teenager)
- Dark Fleece (1951) ... Jason Burrage (teenager)
 1951 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Ronald Ellison
- Sweet Sorrow (1951) ... Ronald Ellison
 1950 Detective's Wife (TV Series)
- Our First Murder (1950)
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He has portrayed the "Speaker" in Leonard Bernstein's Deutsche Grammophon recording of Bernstein's "Kaddish" Symphony, with the composer conducting the Israel Philharmonic. See more »

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Between 1974 and 1981, he appeared in 32 episodes of the "CBS Radio Mystery Theater." See more »



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