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Encyclopedia > Marc Singer
Marc Singer
Born January 29, 1948 (1948-01-29) (age 59)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actor

Marc Singer is a Canadian actor known for his roles in science fiction films and television. Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article refers to the city in British Columbia, Canada. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ...


Personal

Singer was born on January 29, 1948, in Vancouver, British Columbia into a family of performers. His father, Jacques Singer, was a symphony conductor, and his mother, Leslie, a concert pianist. Singer's sister, Lori Singer, is also an actress (Ariel in Footloose), and his cousin is director Bryan Singer. He was raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Vancouver (disambiguation). ... Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Latin: Splendour Without Sunset (diminishment)) Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo - Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 36 - Senate seats 6 Confederation July 20, 1871 (6th province) Area  Ranked 5th - Total 944,735... Jacques Singer was an American conductor born in PrzemyÅ›l, Poland, in 1912 and died August 11, 1980 in Manhattan. ... Conducting is the act of directing a musical performance by way of visible gestures. ... A pianist is a person who plays the piano. ... Lori Jacqueline Singer (born on November 6, 1957) is an American actress. ... Footloose is a 1984 movie that tells the story of Ren McCormick (played by Kevin Bacon), a teenager who was raised in Chicago. ... Bryan Singer (born September 17, 1965) is an American film director. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Counties Government  - Mayor Henry Garrett Area  - City 1,192. ...


Singer is married to Hawaiian-born actress Haunani Minn, and is a master of the martial art, Hung Gar. Official language(s) English, Hawaiian Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Area  Ranked 43rd  - Total 10,931 sq mi (29,311 km²)  - Width n/a miles (n/a km)  - Length 1,522 miles (2,450 km)  - % water 41. ... Hawaiian State Grappling Championships. ... Hung Gar, also known as Hung Kuen or Hung Ga, is a southern Chinese martial art associated with the Chinese folk hero Wong Fei Hung, who was a master of Hung Gar. ...


Professional

Singer is well-known for his roles in several fantasy adventure films and series, such as The Beastmaster and its sequels, in which he played the title role, and as Mike Donovan in the 1983 mini-series V and its sequels. The Beastmaster is a 1982 fantasy film directed by Don Coscarelli that starred Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, John Amos and Rip Torn. ... // February 8 - Minipops premieres on Channel 4 in the UK. Though a ratings success, it is canceled after the first series due to heavy media criticism. ... V is a science fiction TV franchise created by American producer and director Kenneth Johnson concerning aliens known as The Visitors trying to take over Earth. ...


Other roles include the 1982 film If You Could See What I Hear (where he portrayed blind musician Tom Sullivan), Body Chemistry, Watchers II, High Desert Kill, The Fighter, Go Tell the Spartans and Dead Space. // This is the year of film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, which will become the highest grossing movie for almost 15 years (until Titanic), earning double or triple against any major film of the 1980s. ... If You Could See What I Hear is a 1982 biography/drama movie about blind musician Tom Sullivan, starring Marc Singer and Shari Belafonte, directed by Eric Till. ... Tom Sullivan (born March 27, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American performer, author, and motivational speaker. ... Watchers II is a 1990 sequel to the Canadian horror film Watchers. ... The Fighter is a film starring Matt Damon and Mark Wahlberg, directed by Darren Aronofsky, that is currently in pre production, scheduled to be released in 2009. ... Go Tell the Spartans is a low-budget and critically acclaimed 1978 American film about U.S. advisors in the early days of the Vietnam War. ...


Singer voiced the character of Man-Bat on Batman: The Animated Series. He has guest-starred on many television series, such as Dallas, The Twilight Zone, Something for Joey, The Hitchhiker, Murder, She Wrote, The Young and the Restless and Highlander (playing an Immortal named Caleb Cole). Man-Bat (real name Dr. Kirk Langström) is a fictional character in DC Comics universe who first appeared in Detective Comics #400, illustrated by Neal Adams. ... The animated Batman shoots his grappling gun from a rooftop in a scene from the episode, On Leather Wings. ... The Southfork Ranch, home of the Ewing family The original cast of Dallas. ... The Twilight Zone title. ... Something for Joey was a 1977 made-for-TV movie (sports/family/true-life dramatization) about the relationship between aspiring football player John Cappelletti (portrayed by Marc Singer), and his younger brother Joey (Jeff Lynas). ... The Hitchhiker is an anthology television series mystery airing from 1983 to 1990 on HBO. Each episode is introduced and concluded by a mysterious wanderer known only as The Hitchhiker, and explores the foibles of humanity and its dark spirit. ... Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher Murder, She Wrote was a popular, long-running television mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher. ... For other uses, see Young and Restless. ... Immortals are a group of fictional characters seen in the movies and series of the Highlander franchise. ... Caleb Cole is a fictional character from Highlander: The Series, portrayed by actor Marc Singer. ...


Singer is active in theater and played Petruchio in the American Conservatory Theatre production of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew. Petruchio is the primary male character in William Shakespeares The Taming of the Shrew. ... The American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) is a prestigious theater company in San Francisco, USA that offers both contemporary and classical theater productions and a wide range of classes. ... Shakespeare redirects here. ... The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare. ...


In June 2006, Singer attended the first Bionicon in Tampa, Florida. Part of The Bionic series Bionicon (sometimes referred to as Bionicon 1. ... Nickname: Location in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida. ...


External links


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  Results from FactBites:
 
Marc Singer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (300 words)
Marc Singer was born on January 29, 1948, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Marc's father Jacques is a symphony conductor, and his mother Leslie is a concert pianist.
Marc is married to Hawaiian-born actress Haunani Minn.
Bryan Singer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1354 words)
Singer, a critically acclaimed director, is especially popular among fans of the sci-fi and comic book genres for his work on the first two X-Men films and the upcoming Superman Returns.
Singer was born in New York City, and was adopted and grew up in a Jewish household in New Jersey.
Singer was initially approached by 20th Century Fox to direct X-Men after directing The Usual Suspects, but not being a fan of comics and being unaware of the characters, Singer turned them down.
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