Forest, Michael 1929–(Mike Forest, Michael Forrest, Mike Forrest)

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FOREST, Michael 1929
(Mike Forest, Michael Forrest, Mike Forrest)


Original name, Gerald Michael Charlebois; born April 17, 1929, in Harvey, ND; married first wife, 1962 (divorced, 1980); married Diana Hale (an actress and publicist). Education: San Jose State, B.A., English and drama; also attended University of Washington; studied acting with Jeff Corey. Avocational Interests: Flying.

Addresses: Contact c/o 1909 S. Wilbur Ave., Walla Walla, WA 99362.

Career: Actor.


Film Appearances:

(As Mike Forrest) Zarko, The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent (also known as The Saga of the Viking, Undersea Monster, Viking Women, and The Viking Women and the Sea Serpent ), American International Pictures, 1957.

Gil Jackson, Beast from Haunted Cave, Allied Artists Pictures Corp., 1959.

Dave Harris, Valley of the Redwoods, 1960.

Lieutenant Factor, Ski Troop Attack, Filmgroup, 1960.

Title role, Atlas, The Filmgroup, 1961.

Bernie, A House Is Not a Home, Embassy Pictures, 1964.

Fred Cushman, The Glory Guys, United Artists, 1965.

Greeneyes, Deathwatch, Altura Films, 1967.

Barry Green, The Sweet Ride, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1968.

The Money Jungle, Commonwealth United Entertainment, 1968.

Humara, Yaqui Indian at ruins, 100 Rifles, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1969.

Requiem per un bounty hunter (also known as Requiem for a Bounty Hunter ), 1970.

Chidley, My Lover, My Son, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1970.

(As Mike Forrest) Cowboy, The Last Rebel, Columbia, 1970.

(As Mike Forrest) Achilles, Ettore lo fusto (also known as Ettore the Trunk, Hector the Mighty, and El rapto de Elena, la decente italiana ), 1971.

Sinbad sailor, Under Milk Wood (animated), Altura Films International, 1972.

(As Mike Forrest) Jim, The Assassinating of Trotsky (also known as L'assassinat de Trotsky and L'assassinio di Trotsky ), Cinerama Releasing Corp., 1972.

I bandoleros della dodicesima ora (also known as Desperado, Hijos de pobres, pero deshonestros padres ... Le llamaban Calamadid, Les llamaban Calamidad, and Now They Call Him Amen ), 1972.

Lo ammazzo come un cane ... ma lui rideva ancora (also known as Death Played the Flute and Requiem for a Bounty Killer ), 1972.

Zeno, The Dirt Gang, American International Pictures, 1972.

Brauner, Troppo rischio per un uomo solo (also known as The Magnificent Dare Devil ), 1973.

Elena si, ma ... di Troia, 1973.

Cotter, 1973.

Danglar, Le avventure e gli amori di Scaramouche (also known as The Loves and Times of Scaramouche, Scaramouche, and Skaramus u ratu i ljubavi ), AVCO Embassy Pictures, 1975.

Khalid, alRisalah, 1976.

Khalid The Message (also known as Mohammed, Messenger of God ), Tarik Film Distributors, 1976.

(As Mike Forest) Donovan, Il cacciatore di squali (also known as El cazador de tiburones, Guardians of the Deep, and The Shark Hunter ), 1979.

Voice of Admiral Haines, Lensman (animated), Steamline, 1984.

Vance, King Kong Lives, De Laurentiis Group, 1986.

Hawkins, Deep Space, 1987.

(English version) Various voices, Teito monogatari (animated; also known as Doomed Megalopolis and Doomed Megalopolis: The Haunting of Tokyo ), 1988.

(English version) Voice of Dietrich, Dirty Pair (animated), 1989.

Andrew Marsh, Body of Evidence (also known as Deadly Evidence ), MetroGoldwynMayer, 1993.

(English version) Various voices, Cashan: Robot Hunter, 1993.

Pilot Jack, Cast Away, Twentieth CenturyFox, 2000.

(As Michael Forrest) Voice of Olympius, Power Rangers in 3D: Triple Force (also known as Power Rangers Triple Force! And Trakeena's Revenge ), 2000.

(English version) Voice of Ticket, Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku no tobira (also known as Cowboy Bebop the Movie: Knockin' on Heaven's Door, Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door, and Cowboy Bebop: The Movie ), 2001.

Voice of Olympius, The Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue: Queen's Wrath, 2001.

(English version) Voice of Frederick Ohara, Armitage: Dual Matrix (animated), Pioneer, 2002.

Also appeared as voice of Vice Minister Jessup, Armitage III: PolyMatrix (animated), Pioneer; voice of E. Young, The Professional: Golgo 13 (animated).

Television Appearances; Series:

Pierre Duran, The Alaskans, 1960.

(English version) Voice of Chief, Kagaku ninja tai Gatchaman (animated; also known as Gatchaman and Science Ninja Team Gatchaman ), 1972.

Corley Maxwell, Days of Our Lives (also known as DOOL and Days ), CBS, 19791980.

Nick Andropoulos, As the World Turns, CBS, 19801982.

Commander Jamison, Uchu no kishi tekkaman bureido (animated; also known as Starknight Tekkaman Blade and Teknoman ), UPN, 1994.

Voice of Lieutenant Colonel Jokima, Kido senshi Gundam: Dai 08 MS shotai (animated; also known as Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team ), Cartoon Network, 1996.

Voice of Olympius, Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue (also known as Operation Lightspeed ), Fox, 2000.

Also appeared as voice of Gord, Zillion (animated).

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

(English version) Voice of bartender, Kido senshi Gundam 0080 pocket no naka no sensou (animated; also known as Gundam 0080: A War in the Pocket and Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: A War in the Pocket ), Cartoon Network, 1989.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Fallow, Final Demand (also known as Theatre 625: Final Demand ), BBC, 1966.

Hamid, Now You See It, Now You Don't, NBC, 1968.

Trace Evans, The Silent Gun, ABC, 1969.

Coach Owen, Extralarge: Cannonball, 1991.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Mitrane, Semiramide, PBS, 1990.

Joe, La fanciulla del West (also known as The Girl of the Golden West from the Metropolitan Opera ), PBS, 1992.

Television: The First 50 Years, PBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"One in a Hundred," Death Valley Days, syndicated, 1953.

(As Mike Forest) Floyd Rank, "Apache Vendetta," Tombstone Territory, ABC, 1957.

A brave, "Rusty's Remedy," The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin, ABC, 1958.

Strong Eagle, "The Daughter of Casey O'Grady," Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok, syndicated, 1958.

"The Road to Wickenberg," Have Gun Will Travel, CBS, 1958.

"Trail Incident," Zane Grey Theater, CBS, 1959.

"The HasBeen," 26 Men, syndicated, 1959.

(As Mike Forest) "Blood Money," The Texan, CBS, 1959.

Chaqua, "The Raid," The Rifleman, ABC, 1959.

"The Desert Ship," Bat Masterson, NBC, 1959.

JeanPaul St. Cloud, "Pappy," Maverick, ABC, 1959.

Jacques Perrault, "Red Water North," Bronco, ABC, 1959.

(As Mike Forest) Young Winnemucca, "The Paiute War," Bonanza, NBC, 1959.

Jacques Boutier, "Encounter," Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond, ABC, 1960.

"Stage to Nowhere," Bat Masterson, NBC, 1960.

Troy McKeen, "The Old Man," The Westerner, NBC, 1960.

John Thompson, "Angel of Death," Adventures in Paradise, ABC, 1961.

Bob Tallhorse, "The Devil's Necklace: Parts 1 & 2," Maverick, ABC, 1961.

Ledall, "Ransom of a Town," The Tall Man, NBC, 1961.

Julio, "The Don Alvarado Story," Wagon Train, NBC, 1961.

"Cross Purpose," Cheyenne, ABC, 1961.

"The Queen of Craven Point," The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor, NBC, 1961.

Karl Andrade, "Give the Boys a Great Big Hand," 87th Precinct, NBC, 1962.

Roy Clatter, "Mr. Grady Regrets," Frontier Circus, CBS, 1962.

Duke Tolliver, "Incident at Crossbow," Tales of Wells Fargo, NBC, 1962.

Dev Bardeen, "The High Country," Laramie, NBC, 1962.

"The Jeff Hartfield Story," Wagon Train, NBC, 1962.

Lew Catlin, "The Runt," Laramie, NBC, 1962.

Chance Hopper, "The Cousin," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1963.

Cobey, "The Dispossessed," Laramie, NBC, 1963.

Wilkerson, "The Sometime Gambler," Laramie, NBC, 1963.

Phillipe Bouvier, "La vie, la vie interieure," Ben Casey, ABC, 1963.

Julian Forman, "The Eleventh Commandment," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1963.

Stuart Peters, "It Crawled out of the Woodwork," The Outer Limits, ABC, 1963.

Joe Coogan, "The Life and Loves of Joe Coogan," The Dick Van Dyke Show, CBS, 1964.

Hugh Stager, "The Drifter," The Virginian, NBC, 1964.

Steve, "Black Leather Jackets," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1964.

Pierre Dubois, "The Case of the Betrayed Bride," Perry Mason, CBS, 1964.

George MacGregor, "Portrait of a Widow," The Virginian, NBC, 1964.

Bob Sullins, "Innocence," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1964.

Lieutenant Fest, "The Terbuf Affair," The Man from U.N.C.L.E., NBC, 1964.

Yuma, "The Violent Land," Rawhide, CBS, 1965.

Ray Pate, "The Lady," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1965.

Frank Shirmer, "A Good Night's Rest," Bonanza, NBC, 1965.

Fred Cummins, "Gomer, the Star Witness," Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., CBS, 1965.

Zach Wheeler, "Beyond the Border," The Virginian, NBC, 1965.

Mikhail, "We're Not Coming Back," Twelve O'Clock High, ABC, 1965.

Newt Woolery, "Yellow for Courage," Branded, NBC, 1966.

Company commander, "Hills Are for Heroes: Parts 1 & 2," Combat!, ABC, 1966.

Cavalry lieutenant, "The Captive," The Virginian, NBC, 1966.

Lupesh, "The Reluctant Dragon," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1967.

Miguel, "Hey Diddle Diddle," Laredo, NBC, 1967.

Ugundi, "Slave Girl," Gilligan's Island, CBS, 1967.

Canuda, "The Fallow Land," Daniel Boone, NBC, 1967.

Apollo, "Who Mourns for Adonais?," Star Trek, NBC, 1967.

Wabuska, "Sense of Duty," Bonanza, NBC, 1967.

James Edmond, "The Monster of Comus Towers," Ironside, NBC, 1967.

Long Feather, "Chief Mingo," Daniel Boone, NBC, 1967.

Basil, "The King Lives?," Get Smart, NBC, 1968.

Courier, "A Thief Is a Thief" (also known as "Magnificient Thief"), It Takes a Thief, ABC, 1968.

Gustav, "The War Diamonds," Garrison's Gorillas, ABC, 1968.

Gallagher, "A Kiss Just for You," Here Comes the Brides, ABC, 1969.

Cheech, "A Matter of Grey Matter: Parts 1 & 2," It Takes a Thief, ABC, 1969.

"The Eyes of London Bob," Here Comes the Brides, ABC, 1969.

Brideson, "See You in Moscow," Bergerac, 1981.

Croupier, "Gambling Jag," Who's the Boss?, 1989.

Stickman, "Lady Luck," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1992.

General Lagerfield, "Lifeboat," Seven Days, UPN, 1999.

Also appeared as T. J. Catlin, The Catlins, TBS; voice of Daemon, Digimon; voice of Jackel, Fist of the North Star (animated); voice of Kudo, Psycho Driver (animated).

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as title role, Othello, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA; Petruchio, Taming of the Shrew.


Video Games:

(As Mike Forest; English version) Voice, .hack/Mutation, Bandai America, Inc., 2002.

(As Mike Forest; English version) Voice, .hack/Infection, Bandai America, Inc., 2002.