Michael Sarrazin, R.I.P.
The 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.
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).