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Old August 3rd 13, 18:28   #1
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RIP Michael Ansara (Elric)

Michael Ansara, perhaps best known for his Star Trek role as Kang and to Babylon 5 fans as the technomage Elric, has died at the age of 91.

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Old August 4th 13, 22:22   #2
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Re: RIP Michael Ansara (Elric)

Geometry of Shadows is my next episode to watch too. Very sad news.
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Old August 5th 13, 19:32   #3
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Re: RIP Michael Ansara (Elric)

I just finished reading about this. Sad news.
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Old August 8th 13, 17:52   #4
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Re: RIP Michael Ansara (Elric)

Here's the comment I put in Variety. It's too bad that they didn't mention him being in Babylon 5. I should be used to that by now.

"He’ll always be Elric, the Technomage from “Babylon 5″ (S2E3 – “The Geometry of Shadows”), to me. His character also lived on (and died) in the Babylon 5 book trilogy, “The Passing of the Technomages.”

Yes, I remember him from Trek, too, but found his performance in that B5 episode to be so much better, and it enabled me to see and hear him in the novels.

To absent friends, in memory still bright. RIP."
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Old August 9th 13, 02:32   #5
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Re: RIP Michael Ansara (Elric)

I read about it on Facebook and lots of people commented on all the different roles he played on TV and in movies, but sadly no one mentioned the fact that he was in Babylon 5 until I did.
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Old August 11th 13, 04:55   #6
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Re: RIP Michael Ansara (Elric)

Good on you for mentioning B5. Sadly, seems to me that only Star Trek is sufficiently known among non-sci-fi fans to be mentioned in obits. Most obits for Michael O'Hare seemed to omit B5 even though Sinclair was one of his biggest acting roles.
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