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Chris Wiggins

1930-01-13 Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK

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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 .


The Piano Man's Daughter James Kilworth 2003-09-22
Franklin's Magic Christmas Mr. Collie (voice) 2001-01-01
Evidence of Blood Horace Talbott 1998-04-13
The Windsor Protocol Sir Charles Ferguson 1998-11-10
Thunder Point Charles Ferguson 1998-05-30
The Defenders: Taking the First 1998-10-25
Sins of Silence Father Flannigan 1996-02-20
Voices Angus Fergusson 1995-09-15
Butterbox Babies Senator Danver 1995-01-01
Black Fox: The Price of Peace Ralph Holtz 1995-08-04
A Cry in the Night Clyde 1992-09-17
Mark Twain and Me Captain 1991-11-22
Married to It Dave 1991-09-11
The Liberators Marchand de farine 1987-02-08
Spearfield's Daughter Sylvester Spearfield 1986-05-25
Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation Great Wishing Star (voice) 1986-03-21
The Bay Boy Chief Charlie McInnes 1984-09-06
Rock & Rule Toad 1983-04-15
Shock-Trauma Dr. McCall 1982-10-27
Mazes and Monsters King 1982-12-27
Escape From Iran: The Canadian Caper John Sheardon 1981-05-17
復活の日 Dr. Borodinov 1980-06-26
The Courage of Kavik, the Wolf Dog Dr. Vic Walker 1980-01-01
Fish Hawk Marcus Boggs 1980-01-25
L'Homme en colère MacKenzie 1979-03-14
Murder by Decree Doctor Hardy 1979-02-01
An American Christmas Carol Mr. Nathaniel Brewster 1979-12-16
High-Ballin' King Caroll 1978-05-26
The Devil and Daniel Mouse B.L. Zebub (voice) 1978-10-05
Welcome to Blood City Gellor 1977-08-23
A Cosmic Christmas Mayor (voice) 1977-12-04
Why Shoot the Teacher? Lyle Bishop 1977-06-23
The Neptune Factor Capt. Williams 1973-08-03
Tom Sawyer Lawyer 1973-03-23
King of the Grizzlies The Colonel 1970-02-11
The Best Damn Fiddler from Calabogie to Kaladar Emery Prometer 1969-03-01