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Chris Wiggins

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chris Wiggins (born January 13, 1930) is an English actor. He started out as a banker in his home country before he began his acting career in Canada, where he moved in 1952. Wiggins is probably best recognized for his role as Jack Marshak, the benevolent, resourceful expert on the occult in the syndicated television horror show Friday the 13th: The Series, and which ran from 1987 to 1990. Another well known role was Johann Robinson (Father) on Swiss Family Robinson. He won a Canadian Film Award in 1969 for best Actor for his role in The Best Damn Fiddler from Calabogie to Kaladar. In addition to his television and film work, Wiggins was also a very popular radio actor, making over 1,200 appearances in various series over the years, particularly on CBC Radio. One of his most popular roles was that of Dante, the insufferably brilliant (and insufferably arrogant) computer that ran the Aleph-9: the high-speed interdimensional spacecraft belonging to Johnny Chase: Secret Agent of Space. Wiggins' also made numerous guest appearances on such CBC Radio programs as CBC Playhouse, Nightfall, Vanishing Point and dozens of others. Wiggins also lent his voice to many animated TV series and movies. He was the voice of The Mighty Thor on the 1966 The Marvel Super Heroes series, the voice of Will Scarlet on Rocket Robin Hood, the Great Wishing Star in 1986's Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation, and the Care Bears' head villain, No Heart, on the Nelvana version of their TV show. He also voiced the character Dimetro in the '80s cartoon Dinosaucers. His other roles in animated series and films included ALF Tales, Star Wars: Droids, Rock & Rule, Star Wars: Ewoks, Babar, Rupert, Richard Scarry, Franklin and Redwall. Most recently, Wiggins appeared in the 2005 Showtime original picture, Our Fathers. Description above from the Wikipedia article Chris Wiggins, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia .

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Jan 13, 1930 In Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Marvel Super Heroes 1966-09-05
Latest Project:
Movie The Piano Man's Daughter 2003-09-22
Known For
Movie The Piano Man's Daughter James Kilworth 2003-09-22
Series Redwall Abbott Mortimer (voice) 2001-04-01
Movie The Defenders: Taking the First 1998-10-25
Movie Black Fox: The Price of Peace Ralph Holtz 1995-08-04
Movie Butterbox Babies Senator Danver 1995-01-01
Movie Voices Angus Fergusson 1995-09-15
Series The NeverEnding Story 1995-12-02
Movie A Cry in the Night Clyde 1992-09-17
Series Friday the 13th: The Series 1987-10-03
Movie Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation Great Wishing Star (voice) 1986-03-21
Series Star Wars: Droids Mon Julpa (voice) 1985-09-07
Series The Care Bears 1985-09-14
Movie The Bay Boy Chief Charlie McInnes 1984-09-06
Movie Escape From Iran: The Canadian Caper John Sheardon 1981-05-17
Movie Fish Hawk Marcus Boggs 1980-01-25
Movie Virus Dr. Borodinov 1980-06-26
Movie The Angry Man MacKenzie 1979-03-14
Movie An American Christmas Carol Mr. Nathaniel Brewster 1979-12-16
Movie High-Ballin' King Caroll 1978-05-26
Movie Why Shoot the Teacher? Lyle Bishop 1977-06-23
Movie Welcome to Blood City Gellor 1977-08-23
Movie Tom Sawyer Lawyer 1973-03-23
Movie The Best Damn Fiddler from Calabogie to Kaladar Emery Prometer 1969-03-01
Series The Marvel Super Heroes 1966-09-05