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Telly Savalas

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Birthday
21, 1922
Birthplace
Long Island, NY
Death Date
Jan 22, 1994 (72)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
21, 1922
Birthplace
Long Island, NY
Death Date
Jan 22, 1994 (72)

About

Bald actor who portrayed detective Kojak on TV and played a major role in On Her Majesty's Secret Service. His other notable films include The Greatest Story Ever Told, The Young Savages, and The Dirty Dozen.

Before Fame

He worked as an executive director and senior director at ABC News before becoming an actor.

Trivia

He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Birdman of Alcatraz.

Family Life

His first wife was his college sweetheart, Katherine Nicolaides. He was married to his third wife, Julie Hovland, from 1984 until his death in 1994.

Associated With

He starred alongside George Lazenby, who played James Bond, in On Her Majesty's Secret Service.

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