Arthur Batanides

About Arthur Batanides

Who is it?: Actor, Soundtrack
Birth Day: April 09, 1923
Birth Place:  Tacoma, Washington, United States
Died On: January 10, 2000(2000-01-10) (aged 76)\nLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Birth Sign: Taurus
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1951-1989
Spouse(s): Anne Rasmussen, 1967 - ? (divorced, 2 children) Midge Ware, 1954 - ? (divorced, 2 children)
Children: Leslie (daughter), Jason (son) both with Ware Ann-Charlotte (daughter), Nikos (son), both with Rassmussen

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Arthur Batanides was bornon April 09, 1923 in  Tacoma, Washington, United States, is Actor, Soundtrack. Stocky, general purpose actor, a prolific face on the small screen during the 1960's and 1970's. Became enamored with acting after performing stand-up routines in front of fellow GIs in Europe, during World War II. Educated in dramatic art at the Actors Lab in Los Angeles, followed by extensive stage experience. Recently noted as "Mr. Kirkland" in several installments of the "Police Academy" franchise. Remembered by older viewers, chiefly as the ill-fated U.S.S. Enterprise geologist, "Lieutenant D'Amato", who died badly (cellular disruption) in the Star Trek (1966) episode, Star Trek: That Which Survives (1969); one of dictator Clemente's (Peter Falk) henchmen in Mien Ao Anh (1959) episode, Mien Ao Anh: The Mirror (1961); and the Mongol leader "Batu" in The Time Tunnel (1966) episode, The Time Tunnel: Attack of the Barbarians (1967). Regularly played heavies in shows like I Spy (1965) and Mission: Impossible (1966), or spoofed them as KAOS agent in Get Smart (1965). Retired from acting in 1989.
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In the 1959-1960 season, Batanides appeared in a supporting role as police Sergeant Olivera in the syndicated crime drama, Johnny Midnight, starring Edmond O'Brien as a New York City actor-turned-private detective.


Batanides guest starred in such series as Crusader, Zorro, Combat!, The Twilight Zone, The Asphalt Jungle, Blue Light, Lost in Space, Mission: Impossible, The Silent Force, I Spy, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Wild Wild West, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Bearcats!, The Odd Couple, and Happy Days. He appeared as Bill Golding in the season six, 1963 episode of Perry Mason entitled "The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe". One of his more recognizable roles was that of the unfortunate Starfleet officer/geologist D'Amato in the Star Trek episode "That Which Survives". Among his film credits are The Unearthly (1957), Violent Road (1958), The Leech Woman (1960), Man-Trap (1961), The Maltese Bippy (1969), Evil Roy Slade (1972) and Brannigan (1975). He also appeared as Mr Kirkland in four of the Police Academy film series, and the 6th installment (City Under Siege) was his final acting appearance.


Batanides died on January 10, 2000 in Los Angeles, California.