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Aron Tager (June 30, 1934 – February 28, 2019)[1] was an American-born Canadian actor, voice actor, poet and artist.

Aron Tager
Born(1934-06-30)June 30, 1934
DiedFebruary 28, 2019(2019-02-28) (aged 84)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
ResidenceToronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationActor, voice actor, poet, painter
Years active1950–1965, 1990–2019
Spouse(s)Annie Page
(m. 19??; his death 2019)
Websitearontagerart.wix.com/arontager

CareerEdit

As an artist, Tager has had numerous exhibitions of his work and has sculptures installed at the following locations: Mount Anthony Union High School (Bennington, Vermont); Shaftsbury Elementary School (Shaftsbury, Vermont); Delaware County Community College, (Media, Pennsylvania); and the Indianapolis Jewish Center, Battery Park (Burlington, Vermont).

He has earned a number of accolades for his work, including the Gold Key at the National Scholastic Art Competition in 1950, the 1975 Award and Medal at the Norwich University Art Show for "Best Sculpture" and "Most Popular Work in Show", and the Award and Medal, Boston Festival of the Arts, 1985.

Trained as an actor, Tager took a 25-year hiatus to focus solely on art, particularly painting and sculpture, before returning to acting in the early 1990s. He appeared in a variety of theatrical, television and film productions, and has had parts in the movies X-Men, Rocky Marciano, Serendipity, Murder at 1600, 10,000 Black Men Named George, A Holiday Romance, and The Salem Witch Trials.

A member of the repertory cast of the A&E TV series A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001–2002), he has also appeared on the television shows At the Hotel, Kojak, Puppets Who Kill, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Monk, Goosebumps, Wild Card, Sirens, Earth: Final Conflict, Lil' Bush, Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, Due South, Wonderfalls, Blue Murder, Relic Hunter, The Zack Files and Billable Hours. He played Max Coleman in the 2002 made-for-TV movie Martin and Lewis.

A long-time resident of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, he has appeared in television commercials and has performed voices for characters in animated children's and adult shows such as Donkey Kong Country, Blazing Dragons, Adventures of the Little Mermaid, Silver Surfer, Jane and the Dragon, Bakugan Battle Brawlers, The Adventures of Chuck and Friends, Flying Rhino Junior High, Papa Beaver's Storytime, The Little Flying Bears, Sam and Max: Freelance Police, Ned's Newt, Rescue Heroes, Time Warp Trio, Grossology, Anatole, Blaster's Universe, Flash Gordon, Freaky Stories, My Dad the Rock Star, Bad Dog, George Shrinks, Diabolik, The Dating Guy, Maya the Bee, The Legend of White Fang, The Busy World of Richard Scarry, C.L.Y.D.E., Gulliver's Travels, Young Robin Hood, Turbo Dogs, George Shrinks, Adventures of Peter Pan, Around the World in 80 Dreams, Spider Riders, Adventures of Pinocchio, Bob in a Bottle, Huckleberry no Bōken, Jungle Tales, Sandokan, Babar and the Adventures of Badou, Wayside, and The Accuser.

Personal life and deathEdit

Tager was married to Annie Page, they remained married until his death.[1]

Tager died on February 28, 2019 at the age of 84 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[1] He is survived by his wife Annie, four stepchildren, seven grandchildren, and his nephews.[1]

FilmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Aron Tager - Thursday, February 28th, 2019". heritagefuneralcentre.ca. Retrieved March 5, 2019.

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