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
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- He recorded a record single "Keep America Beautiful" and "The Mod Father" in the early 1970s.
- He had eleven grandchildren.
- After seeing Tige perform in "Mister Roberts" on Broadway, director 'John Ford (I)' (qv) cast him in the film version of _Mister Roberts (1955)_ (qv) and in at least two other projects including _The Wings of Eagles (1957)_ (qv).
- 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.
- He had six children, three boys and three girls: Barbara, Gina, Julie, John, Steve and Tony.
- Was wounded while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II.
- Credited director 'John Ford (I)' (qv) with being a major influence in his career.
- He was an alumnus of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.