Tige Andrews

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Tige Andrews
  • Birth Name: Tiger Andrews
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/19/1920, Pisces
  • Date of Death: 01/27/2007
  • Profession: Actor
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Tige Andrews Fast Facts:
  • Father ran a fruit stand in New Jersey.
  • Served in the Army during World War II.
  • Was cast in his feature film debut Mister Rogers (1955) after director John Ford saw him perform in the show on Broadway.
  • Was also an accomplished painter who was featured in the book Actors as Artists.
  • Mainly a small-screen player, he was best known for his Golden Globe/Emmy-nominated stint as the captain of a trio of trendy crime fighters on The Mod Squad. He also appeared on a number of other cop shows, including Police Story, Kojak and ChiPs.
  • Tige Andrews Relationships:
  • Selma Andrews - Mother
  • George Andrews - Father
  • John Andrews - Son
  • Julianna - Daughter
  • Norma Thornton - Wife (deceased)
  • Gina - Daughter
  • Steve Andrews - Son
  • Tony Andrews - Son
  • Barbara Andrews - Daughter
  • Tige Andrews Awards:
  • 1970 Emmy: Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Drama - Nominee
  • 1971 Golden Globe: Actor in a Supporting Role- Television Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, NY

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