Michael Sarrazin, R.I.P.

michael-sarrazin_headThe CBC  reports that Michael Sarrazin (Jacques Michel Andre Sarrazin) passed away April 17th. He was 70.
Michael Sarrazin was a handsome actor, known for a number of genre roles. He played the initially “beautiful” creature in the stylish period monster mash-up FRANKENSTEIN: THE TRUE STORY (1973),  and the strangely doomed by fate lead in THE REINCARNATION OF PETER PROUD (1975), based on the novel by Max Erlich.

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The "Reversing" Creature - FRANKENSTIEN: The True Story

He also starred in the borderline supernatural thriller EYE OF THE CAT (1969), and played “the alien” in the sci-fi tinged spy thriller THE GROUNDSTAR CONSPIRACY (1972).
Sarrazin appeared in the Rod Serling-scripted THE DOOMSDAY FLIGHT (1966), and starred in THE FLIM-FLAM MAN, with George C. Scott (1967), and THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON’T THEY? with Jane Fonda (1969).
Other genre apperances include: RAY BRADBURY THEATER, STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE (1996), POLTERGEIST: THE LEGACY, EARTHQUAKE IN NEW YORK, THE OUTER LIMITS, played Edgar Alan Poe on MENTORS (2000), EARTH: FINAL CONFLICT,  and the movie FEARDOTCOM (2002).

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