Michael Kopsa, a Canadian actor who was known for his roles on TV shows like The X-Files, Highlander, Smallville, and Stargate SG-1, died of complications from a brain tumor on Sunday, Oct. 23. He was 66.
Who Was Michael Kopsa?
Michael Kopsa was an actor who was from Canada. He was born in Toronto, Canada, on January 22, 1956. He died when he was 66 years old. He also did voice work for TV shows like The X-Files, Smallville, and Stargate SG-1.
The University of Toronto gave him a degree. Kopsa was known for his many roles on TV shows that were shot in Vancouver or Toronto, like The Net, Dead Zone, The Sentinel, and Fringe. On Stargate SG-1, he played General Kerrigan, and on The X-Files, he played Rick Culver. In 1985, Kopsa got his first part in a full-length movie.
He worked on the anime shows Mobile Suit Gundam, Galaxy Angel, Ninjago, Alien Racers, and Princess Castle. His work in Canadian movies included parts in Bruce McDonald’s 1996 film Hard Core Logo and Francois Girard’s 32 Short Films About Glenn Gould (1993).
Michael Kopsa is thought to have a net worth of between $5 and $7 million USD.
He also played some important parts in movies, such as the voice of Beast in ‘X-Men: Evolution,’ which came out in 2000.
In 2005, Michael played Ned Cecil in Marvel’s “Fantastic Four.” In 2011, he was in “Apollo 18” and “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.”
His voice was also heard in a lot of video games. In the English dub of “Mobile Suit Gundam,” he played Char Aznable.
Peter Kelamis, a voice actor who worked with Michael, has led tributes to him. Read About Utah Football Death
He said on Facebook, “Today I lost a friend. We all did it. Someone who was admired and loved as a friend.
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His death was announced on Twitter by his ex-wife, actor Lucia Frangione.
“The great Michael Kopsa, my dear friend and the father of my child, Nora, passed away Oct. 23, 2022, of a brain tumor,” she wrote yesterday. “He was an incredible stage and screen actor, voice actor, carpenter, musician, and painter. Most importantly, he was a loving and richly present father.”
Kopsa was born in Toronto and went to the Circle in the Square Theater School in New York for four years in the mid-1980s to learn how to act. He then went back to Canada to go to school at the University of Toronto. Throughout his career, he played roles in TV shows that were made or filmed in Toronto or Vancouver.
Voice-over work for animated shows like Mobile Suit Gundam and small roles in the 1988 Mr. T show T and T were among his first jobs.
By the middle of the 1990s, he had roles on The Commish, Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years, Highlander, and The X-Files. After that, he had parts in Poltergeist: The Legacy, The Outer Limits, Beggars and Choosers, Action Man, and Galaxy Angel, all in the 2000s.
He came back to Stargate SG-1 in two different roles: as a TV news anchor and as General Kerrigan. Read More Andy Kaufman Death
He did the voices for a few characters on Dragon Ball Z, and in the 2001 movie X-Men: Evolution, he was Dr. Hank McCoy. He played Ray Ellis on Falcon Beach from 2006 to 2007, and he also played Captain Windmark on Fringe in 2012.