Michael J. Pollard

Michael J. Pollard

Birth
Passaic County, New Jersey, USA
Death 21 Nov 2019 (aged 80)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 204914554 · View Source
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American Actor. In a career spanning seven decades on film, television and stage, he will best be remembered for his Academy Award-nominated role of C.W. Moss in 1967's 'Bonnie and Clyde.' His first appearance in film was in 1959's 'It Happened to Jane,' in an uncredited role. He would appear in a few more films before being chosen by Warren Beatty to play the role of one of his character's accomplices in the big screen biographical story of bank-robbing lovers, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. The role would earn Pollard an Academy Award Best Supporting Actor nomination, as well as a Golden Globe nomination for Best Newcomer. Born Michael John Pollack, Jr., the diminutive actor would go on to play memorable roles in several films, including 'Jigsaw' (1968), 'The Legend of Frenchie King' (1971), 'Sunday in the Country' (1974), 'Between the Lines' (1977), 'Melvin and Howard' (1980), 'Roxanne' (1987), 'Scrooged' (1988), 'Dick Tracy' (1990), 'The Art of Dying' (1991), 'Arizona Dream' (1993), 'Tumbleweeds' (1999), 'House of 1000 Corpses' (2003), 'Sunburnt Angels' (2011) and 'The Woods' (2012). On television, he had roles in dozens of series and made-for-TV movies, including 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents,' 'Going My Way,' 'Gunsmoke,' 'I Spy,' 'Movin' On,' 'The Fall Guy,' 'Simon & Simon, ' 'The Young Riders,' and 'L.A. Doctors.' Pollard, who was married to actress Beth Howland from 1961 to 1969, died of natural causes.

Bio by: Louis du Mort


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Michael J. Pollard (30 May 1939–21 Nov 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 204914554, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Burial Details Unknown.