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GEORGE NADER & MARK MILLER

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George Nader (October 19, 1921, Pasadena, California – February 4, 2002, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States) was an American film and television actor of Lebanese descent. He appeared in a variety of films from 1950 through 1974, including Phone Call from a Stranger (1952), Congo Crossing (1956), and The Female Animal (1957). During this period, he also did episodic television and starred in several series, including the unique NBC adventure offering, The Man and the Challenge (1959–60). However, his best-remembered role may have been as “Roy”, the hero who saves the world from the clutches of “Ro-man” in the low-budget 3-D sci-fi romp Robot Monster (1953). Born in Pasadena, California, Nader began his film career in 1950, after having earned his bachelor of arts in theatre arts at Occidental College. Nader appeared in several productions at the Pasadena Playhouse. That work led to a number of bit parts in 1951 and ’52. His big break was his first starring role, wh…

George Nader American Film Actor

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George Nader (October 19, 1921 – February 4, 2002) was an American film and television actor. He appeared in a variety of films from 1950 through 1974, including Phone Call from a Stranger (1952), Congo Crossing (1956), and The Female Animal (1958). During this period, he also did episodic television and starred in several series, including NBC's The Man and the Challenge (1959–60). He is remembered for his starring role in "one of the worst films ever made",[1] low-budget 3-D sci-fi film Robot Monster (1953). Discreetly gay during his film career, he and his life partner were among Rock Hudson's closest friends. He later wrote Chrome (1978), a science-fiction novel dealing openly and positively with a same-sex relationship
Early life Nader was born in PasadenaCalifornia, the son of Alice (née Scott), who was from Kansas, and George G. Nader, who was from Illinois and of Lebanese heritage.[3][4] He earned his Bachelor of Arts in theatre arts at Occidental College. D…