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Mel Novak

A native of Pittsburgh, Mel was an outstanding athlete in several sports. He passed up 60 football scholarship offers and signed a pro baseball contract with the Pirates. His career was cut short by a massive rotator cuff injury. Mel has starred or co-starred in over 60 movies and he does his own fighting and stunts. He shot and fought Bruce Lee to the death, (GAME OF DEATH), beat up Steve McQueen (Tom Horn), and dueled Yul Brynner (THE ULTIMATE WARRIOR). Mel set up Chuck Norris to be hit, but Norris got him later (EYE FOR AN EYE). Born in Pittsburgh to Serbian parents as Milan Mrdjenovich (Serbian: Милан Мрђеновић, Milan Mrđenović), Novak made his film debut in 1974, appearing in two blaxploitation films.

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Jun 16, 1950 In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Love-Ins 1967-07-26
Latest Project:
Movie Hell of the Screaming Undead 2022
Known For
Poster of Ebola Rex
Poster of The Beast Beneath
Poster of Check Point
Poster of Big Guns
Movie Hell of the Screaming Undead Governor Patrick Adams 2022
Movie Ebola Rex Versus Murder Hornets Lieutenant Gallagher 2022
Movie RoboWoman 2 Dr. Michaels 2022
Movie Ghosthouse Mel 2022
Movie Last American Horror Show: Volume II Moses 2022
Movie Rattlers 2 Commissioner Lewis 2021-01-08
Movie Zombi VIII: Urban Decay Governor Hadley 2021-02-26
Movie Paradise Motel Unknown 2021-10-31
Movie Apex Predators Robert Clouse Williamson 2021-05-11
Movie Ebola Rex General Davis 2021-06-08
Movie The Beast Beneath Mayor Reid 2020-08-07
Movie Tales for the Campfire 3 Dr. Challis 'The Bitter Half' 2020-03-06
Movie Stale Popcorn & Sticky Floors Self 2020-11-01
Movie Arachnado Lieutenant Gallagher 2020-11-25
Movie RoboWoman Dr. Michaels 2019-04-11
Movie Eternal Code Mr. Pomeroy 2019-09-06
Movie Enter the Samurai Self 2019-07-19
Movie Syndicate Smasher Milan 2018-07-15
Movie An Hour To Kill Mr. Kinski 2018-06-12
Movie Tales of Frankenstein Dr. Mortality 2018-10-19
Movie Holy Terror Father Murphy 2017-04-01
Movie Check Point The Reverend 2017-03-07
Movie Steve McQueen: American Icon Himself 2017-09-29
Movie Toxic Tutu Self 2017-10-28
Movie Nemesis 5: The New Model Red Army Hammerhead Leader 2017-12-01
Movie Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance Cutter 2015-10-09
Movie GiAnts Jonathan Caine 2007-01-01
Movie Big Guns Larry Armstrong 2006-01-01
Movie Vampire Assassin Gustoff Slovak 2005-08-09
Movie SWAT: Warhead One Dick Danvers 2004-02-24
Movie Power Elite President Jonathan Caine 2002-04-05
Movie Future War Otis - SWAT Team 1997-01-28
Movie Pocket Ninjas Mr. Kaufman 1997-03-25
Movie Moonbase Guard 1997-12-06
Movie Dear God Sidewalk minister 1996-11-01
Movie Direct Hit Kovar 1994-12-14
Movie Exit to Eden Walker's Henchman 1994-10-14
Movie Expert Weapon Milier 1993-03-25
Movie Street Wars Jesse Amos 1992-01-01
Movie Capital Punishment Mason Dover 1991-12-21
Movie Family Reunion Tom Andrews 1989-01-01
Movie Force of Darkness Conrad 1985-01-01
Movie Sword of Heaven Dirk 1985-12-06
Movie An Eye for an Eye Tony Montoya 1981-08-14
Movie Lovely But Deadly Warren Lang 1981-06-19
Movie Force: Five The Assassin 1981-07-24
Movie Tom Horn Corbett's Bodyguard 1980-03-28
Movie A Force of One The Announcer 1979-06-01
Movie Missile X: The Neutron Bomb Incident Mendosa 1978-01-01
Movie Game of Death Stick 1978-03-23
Movie Cat in the Cage Ralph Desmond 1978-08-02
Movie The Ultimate Warrior Lippert 1975-10-02
Movie Black Belt Jones Blue Eyes 1974-01-29
Movie Virginia Hill Stick 1974-11-19
Movie Truck Turner Doctor 1974-06-26
Movie The Love-Ins Intern Smith 1967-07-26