Quick Facts Michael Ansara

  • NameMichael Ansara
  • Birth Year1922
  • Birth month04
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityMixed
  • Net Worth$8 Million
  • Salary$70,838 per year
  • Marriedyes
  • Married toJean Byron, Barbara Eden, Beverly Kushida
  • EducationLos Angeles City College
  • ChildrenMatthew Ansara
  • DivorceYes
  • DiedYes

Michael Ansara was a popular American legend who rose to limelight after appearing in the Tv series Broken Arrow, Kane from 1979–1981 as a role of Cochise. Michael is a well-known Hollywood actor. In 1969, Ansara guest-starred as Murtrah in the Land of the Giants ABC-TV series in the episode “On a Clear Night You Can See Earth.”

Michael Ansara was 91 years when he left his soul. Many people are curious to know about his relationship with his spouse. To know all the details of Ansara read the article until the end.

Who Is Michael Ansara? Bio & Wiki

The eminent actor, Michael Ansara was born on April 15, 1922
Syria, Lebanon with a star sign of Aries. Moreover, he belongs to American nationally whereas holds a mixed ethnicity. 

He graduated from Los Angeles City College with an art degree. Michael migrated with his parents from Lebanon to the United States of America when he was just 2 years old. Moreover, his family resided him in Lowell, Massachusetts for 10 years before moving to California.

Matthew Ansara while working for a movie


He wanted to be a doctor but created an enthusiasm for becoming an actor after attending acting courses at Pasadena Playhouse.

Was Michael Ansara Married? 

Michael Ansara was a married man. Ansara was married three times. Ansara tied the knot with his romantic girlfriend, actress Jean Byron in the year of 1955. Moreover, the couple married life didn’t go well so they decided to get divorced after being in the relationship for 1 year in the year of 1956. 

Michael Ansara with Ex-wife Barbara Eden and their son


Furthermore, Michael got married to Barbara Eden in 1955 who is the popular actress. Eden has featured in the I Dream of Jeannie. The duo met each other in the movie set. In addition, in 1961, the couple worked together on the Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea.

From their conjugal relation, the former couple Michael & Barbara share a child, son Matthew Ansara who was born in 1965. The duo can’t sustain their marriage bond for long enough so they got divorced in the year of 1974. 

 Matthew Ansara wife Beverly and family members

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Later on, after dating for three years, Michael got married to American actress  Beverly Kushida in the year of 1977. His son Matthew died of an overdose of drugs in Monrovia, California, on June 25, 2001. Ansara was a Greek Christian Orthodox. Besides, Mathew’s height was 6 feet and 3 inches tall. 

How Did Michael Ansara Die? 

Ansara died at his house in Calabasas on 31 July 2013 at the age of 91 due to Alzheimer’s disease. His was buried beside his son Matthew grave at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles ‘ Hollywood Hills.

What Is Michael Ansara Net Worth & Salary?

Michael had accumulated a colossal amount of net worth which is $8 Million. He worked in more than 189 films and television series. Moreover, Ansara earned $100 when he first appeared in the Tv series. 

After his death, all the wealth was transferred to his kids as per will. According to some tabloid, the average income of an American actor is $56,454. However, Mathew salary more than $70,838 per year when he was alive. 

Besides, Michael featured movie, The Long Road has amassed $4,873,620 at the box office. Similarly Dr. Strange has collected 677.7 million whereas the production budget was under $165 Million. 

Besides, in Dr.strange he worked along with Rachel McAdams, & Benedict Cumberbatch who is rumored to be the boyfriend of Tilda Swinton who holds $14 Million. 

Michael Ansara Professional Career

Michael Ansara was a famous American legend who was famous for appearing in the Tv series Broken Arrow, Kane from 1979–1981 as a character of Cochise. Mattew is a well-known Hollywood actor. 

In the episode “The Geometry of Shadows,” Ansara portrayed the Technomage Elric in the science fiction TV series Babylon 5 in 1994. In 1969, Ansara guest-starred as Murtrah in the Land of the Giants ABC-TV series in the episode “On a Clear Night You Can See Earth.”