86 (passed away Jan. 27th, 2007)
Mar. 19th, 1920
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Tige Andrews' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1976 - The Last Tycoon
1957 - The Wings of Eagles
1955 - Mister Roberts
Guest TV Roles
Sergeant Geno Polucci
- Was wounded while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II.
- He recorded a record single "Keep America Beautiful" and "The Mod Father" in the early 1970s.
- His late wife, 'Norma Thornton' (qv), was a dancer who appeared regularly on _"Toast of the Town" (1948)_ (qv) (aka The Ed Sullivan Show). She died in 1996.
- Credited director 'John Ford (I)' (qv) with being a major influence in his career.
- His father ran a fruit stand.
- Was one of the original founding members of the Covenant Players International Repertory Theater Company, a worldwide, inter-denominational, non-profit, theme-based, touring drama ministry, which started on September 29, 1963, in Los Angeles, California and is still operating over four decades later.
- Served in the US Army during WWII but returned home after being wounded in Sicily.
- He was an alumnus of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.