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Chris Wiggins

Chris Wiggins

  • Born on
    • January 13th, 1930
  • Died on
    • February 19th, 2017
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chris Wiggins (born January 13, 1930) is an English actor. He started out as a banker in his home country before he began his acting career in Canada, where he moved in 1952. Wiggins is probably best recognized for his role as Jack Marshak, the benevolent, resourceful expert on the occult in the syndicated television horror show Friday the 13th: The Series, and which ran from 1987 to 1990. Another well known role was Johann Robinson (Father) on Swiss Family Robinson. He won a Canadian Film Award in 1969 for best Actor for his role in The Best Damn Fiddler from Calabogie to Kaladar. In addition to his television and film work, Wiggins was also a very popular radio actor, making over 1,200 appearances in various series over the years, particularly on CBC Radio. One of his most popular roles was that of Dante, the insufferably brilliant (and insufferably arrogant) computer that ran the Aleph-9: the high-speed interdimensional spacecraft belonging to Johnny Chase: Secret Agent of Space. Wiggins' also made numerous guest appearances on such CBC Radio programs as CBC Playhouse, Nightfall, Vanishing Point and dozens of others. Wiggins also lent his voice to many animated TV series and movies. He was the voice of The Mighty Thor on the 1966 The Marvel Super Heroes series, the voice of Will Scarlet on Rocket Robin Hood, the Great Wishing Star in 1986's Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation, and the Care Bears' head villain, No Heart, on the Nelvana version of their TV show. He also voiced the character Dimetro in the '80s cartoon Dinosaucers. His other roles in animated series and films included ALF Tales, Star Wars: Droids, Rock & Rule, Star Wars: Ewoks, Babar, Rupert, Richard Scarry, Franklin and Redwall. Most recently, Wiggins appeared in the 2005 Showtime original picture, Our Fathers. Description above from the Wikipedia article Chris Wiggins, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia .

Starring Chris Wiggins on Plex

Filmography

Acting (17 Credits)

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1999Redwall as Abbott Mortimer (voice)
1998Evidence of Blood as Horace Talbott
1995Black Fox: The Price of Peace as Ralph Holtz
1991Married to It as Dave
1989Babar
1987Friday the 13th: The Series
1987Dinosaucers
1986The Care Bears
1986Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation as Great Wishing Star (voice)
1985Star Wars: Droids as Mon Julpa (voice)
1984The Bay Boy as Chief Charlie McInnes
1983Rock & Rule as Toad
1980Virus: The End as Dr. Borodinov
1979An American Christmas Carol as Mr. Nathaniel Brewster
1978High-Ballin' as King Caroll
1973The Neptune Factor as Capt. Williams
1966The Marvel Super Heroes

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