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Michael Sarrazin


B: May 22, 1940 in Québec City, Québec
D: April 17, 2011 in Montréal, Québec

Michael Sarrazin was born Jacques Michel André Sarrazin. After studying acting in New York, he made his first movie appearances thanks to the National Film Board of Canada and CBC TV when he was about 17. In 1965 he signed contract with Universal and two years later moved to Hollywood. He gained immediate attention for his supporting work opposite George C. Scott in 1967s, The Flim-Flam Man and and had his first taste of real fame opposite Jane Fonda in the 1969 film, They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? Michael Sarrazin died in Montreal after a brief battle with cancer. He is pictured above in a publicity photo for the 1971 film Believe in Me, which costarred Jacqueline Bisset, in the Northernstars Collection.

Also see: Pierre Sarrazin

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

You’re No Good (1965)
The Doomsday Flight (TV-1966)
Gunfight in Abilene (1967)
The Flim Flam Man (1967)
Journey to Shiloh (1968)
The Sweet Ride (1968)
They Shoot Horses Don’t They? (1969)
In Search of Gregory (1969)
A Man Called Gannon (1969)
Eye of the Cat (1969)

Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Believe in Me (1971)
The Pursuit of Happiness (1971)
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)
Groundstar Conspiracy (1972)
Frankenstein: The True Story (TV-1973)
Harry in Your Pocket (1974)
For Pete’s Sake (1974)
Scaramouche (1975)
The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975)
The Gumball Rally (1976)
Caravans (1978)

Double Negative (1980)
Viadukt (1982)
The Seduction (1982)
Fighting Back (1982)
Keeping Track (1985)
Joshua Then and Now (1985)
Mascara (1987)
Captive Hearts (1987)
Kidnapped (1987)
The Phone Call (TV-1989)
Malerek (1989)
Passion and Paradise (TV-1989)

Haute tension – secret de famille (TV-1990)
Lena’s Holiday (1991)
La Florida (1993)
Midnight Man (TV-1995)
Midnight in St. Petersburg (1995)
Bullet to Beijing (1995)
Thunder Point (TV-1996)
Crackerjack 2 (1996)
The Peacekeeper (1997)
The Second Arrival (1998)

Fear Dot Com (2002)
Tripping the Wire: A Stephen Tree Mystery (TV-2005)
The Christmas Choir (TV-2008)

On the Road (2011)

TV Series – Cast:
Beulah Land (1980, mini-series)
The City (1999-2000)

Believe In Me, movie, poster,
This poster was scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection.