Michael Dante

Birth Name: Ralph Vitti
Birth Date: September 2, 1931


Michael Dante American actor and former professional minor league baseball player. He has appeared in 30 films and 150 television shows. He spent seven years in supporting roles under contract to three major studios at once: MGM,Warner Brothers and Twentieth Century Fox. He considers his best performances the role that he played in Killer Instinct on the CBS television series Desilu Playhouse, along with his roles in the movies Westbound (1959), Seven Thieves (1960) and Winterhawk (1975). His other film credits include Fort Dobbs (1958), Kid Galahad (1962), Operation Bikini (1963), The Naked Kiss (1964), Apache Rifles (1964), Harlow (1965), Arizona Raiders (1965), Willard (1971), That's the Way of the World (1975), The Farmer (1977), Missile X : The Neutron Bomb Incident (1978), Beyond Evil (1980), Return from the River Kwai (1989), and Cage (1989). Dante also appeared on a few ABC/Warner Brothers series, including the westerns Colt .45 and Maverick.