Michael Ansara (Kang) has passed

Discussion in 'General Trek Discussion' started by Flying Spaghetti Monster, Aug 3, 2013.

  1. Flying Spaghetti Monster

    Flying Spaghetti Monster Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jul 18, 2006
    Flying Spaghetti Western

    Thanks for bringing us such a great character, Michael. Hope there is honor wherever you are!
  2. Tiberius

    Tiberius Commodore Commodore

    Sep 28, 2005
    He dines in Sto Vo Kor!
  3. Belz...

    Belz... Commodore Commodore

    May 19, 2013
    In a finely-crafted cosmos... of my own making.
  4. Tosk

    Tosk Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jan 7, 2001
    On the run.
    :klingon: "I was right, Dax. It is a good day to die."
  5. The Wormhole

    The Wormhole Admiral Admiral

    Jul 23, 2001
    And there goes the last of the Dahar Masters.

    Day of the Dove certainly isn't among my list of favourite episodes, but Michael Ansara's performance as Kang sure is the highlight of that episode. He's so stern and direct in a way which doesn't invite argument. As a character, Kang was awesome, and as an actor Ansara was equally as awesome. RIP.
  6. Plum

    Plum Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Dec 28, 2004
    Out on the water...
    Great sadness to see this fantastic actor pass away.
  7. _C_

    _C_ Commander Red Shirt

    Feb 26, 2013
    May he rest in peace.
  8. publiusr

    publiusr Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Mar 22, 2010
    I wish I had that man's voice. He was one of the best.
  9. Durek

    Durek Commander Red Shirt

    Feb 26, 2005
    I tend to think that Michael Ansara's portrayal of Kang presented the image of the noble warrior that we now see in Klingons. A few actors that played Klingons, including Michael Dorn as Worf, and JG Hertzler as Martok patterned alot of their performance from Ansara, from what I understand. He will definitely be missed.