Michael Ensign

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Michael Ensign
Born (1944-02-13) February 13, 1944 (age 74)
Safford, Arizona, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1972–present

Michael Ensign (born February 13, 1944) is an American actor.

Early life

Ensign was born in Safford, Arizona, and was raised in both the United States and England. He trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and spent the first ten years of his professional career working in the theatre in Britain.


He was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and appeared in Irene, Curse of the Starving Class, and The Red Devil Battery Sign in the West End.

Ensign's film credits include Midnight Express, Superman, Raise the Titanic!, Buddy Buddy, WarGames, Mr. Mom, Ghostbusters, Dr. Hackenstein,[1] Life Stinks, Not Another Teen Movie, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, All Of Me, House, Rough Magic, The Couch Trip, License To Drive, Pink Floyd—The Wall, Kiss Me Goodbye, Vice Squad, Children of the Corn III, Solaris, Maxie, Star Chamber, Born Yesterday, Bringing Down the House, Down with Love, Titanic and Seabiscuit.

Ensign's many television appearances include Boston Legal, Alias, Monk, JAG, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Star Trek: Enterprise, The X Files, Friends, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: The Next Generation, MacGyver, Dynasty, Falcon Crest, M*A*S*H, The A-Team, and The Dukes Of Hazzard. He appeared in the 1986 TV miniseries Dream West.

Ensign also voices Dr. Nefarious Tropy in most of the Crash Bandicoot games, with the exception of Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex, in which Corey Burton voiced the character. He gave his voice for Dr. Sebastian Wolfe in 2011 video game inFamous 2. In 2009 Michael Ensign was given the Distinguished Alumnus Award for Theatre from the College of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City Utah. Michael Ensign is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


  1. "Dr. Hackenstein". Troma Entertainment. Retrieved February 6, 2010.

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