Michael Dante Interview from the Libraries and Archives of the Autry Museum of the American West.
Award Winning Actor/Author Michael Dante
Michael Dante – From Hollywood to
Award Winning Actor Michael Dante has appeared in approximately 30 films and 150 television shows and spent several years under contract to three major studios; MGM, Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox. Michael was a bonus ball player with the Boston Braves and later went to the big leagues with the Washington Senators. He has won many awards in and out of Hollywood and has a street named after him, Michael Dante Way, in his hometown of Stamford, Connecticut. Michael’s first starring role was in Westbound with Randolph Scott, co-starred in two films with Audie Murphy, Apache Rifles and Arizona Raiders, Seven Thieves with Rod Stieger, Sammy Fuller’s film noir, The Naked Kiss and starred in the title role in the film Winterhawk. He co-starred in classic TV shows such as…