Chris Wiggins

Chris Wiggins

Birth
Blackpool, Blackpool Unitary Authority, Lancashire, England
Death 19 Feb 2017 (aged 86)
Ontario, Canada
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 176681376 · View Source
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Actor. Born Christopher John Wiggins, he was best known for his roles of Johann Robinson on the Canadian TV series "Swiss Family Robinson" in 1976 and of Jack Marshak on the syndicated television show "Friday the 13th: The Series" from 1987 to 1990. He started out as a banker before moving to Canada in 1952 to begin an acting career that would span more than a half a century. Besides "Swiss Family Robinson" and "Friday the 13th: The Series", he would go to appear in such series as "Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans", "Folio", "The Unforseen", "Encounter", "R.C.M.P.", "The United States Steel Hour", "Playdate", "Wojeck", "Festival", "The Great Detective", "The Littlest Hobo", "Night Heat", "Mariah", "Street Legal", and "RoboCop". He also appeared in various films during his career and was awarded the best actor Canadian Film Award in 1969 for his role in the film "The Best Damn Fiddler from Calabogie to Kaladar". He was also well known for his voice work in numerous animated series throughout his career such as "Captain America", "Rocket Robin Hood", "Spider-Man", "Star Wars: Droids", "Dinosaucers", "The Care Bears Family", "Babar", "Rupert", and "Sailor Moon". He also performed voice roles in more than 1,200 episodes of various CBC Radio programs, including "CBC Playhouse", "Nightfall", and "Vanishing Point". He passed away after a battle with Alzheimers Disease.

Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye


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  • Originally Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
  • Added: 24 Feb 2017
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