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Also Known As: Died: September 4, 1993
Born: April 23, 1943 Cause of Death: suicide
Birth Place: Paris, FR Profession: actor, mime

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Three-foot, nine-inch Paris-born actor best known for his TV role as Ricardo Montalban's sidekick Tattoo ("Boss, de plane, de plane!") on the popular ABC anthology, "Fantasy Island" (1978-83). Villechaize died out a gunshot wound he inflicted upon himself out of despondency over longtime health problems.

Three-foot, nine-inch Paris-born actor best known for his TV role as Ricardo Montalban's sidekick Tattoo ("Boss, de plane, de plane!") on the popular ABC anthology, "Fantasy Island" (1978-83). Villechaize died out a gunshot wound he inflicted upon himself out of despondency over longtime health problems.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Telephone, The (1988)
2.
 Two Moon Junction (1988) Smiley
4.
 Forbidden Zone (1979) King Fausto
5.
7.
 Hot Tomorrows (1977)
8.
 Fantasy Island (1977) Tattoo
9.
 Seizure (1974) The Spider
10.
 Man with the Golden Gun, The (1974) Nick Nack
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1971:
American film debut, "The Gang that Couldn't Shoot Straight"
:
Film debut in Spanish film, "The Guitar"
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Performed mime in New York City Opera productions
1977:
Appeared in the original "Fanasy Island" TV movie
1978:
Played Tattoo on the popular ABC anthology drama, "Fantasy Island"
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Education

Art Students League of New York: New York, New York -

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wife:
Anne Villechaize. Home-care nurse. Divorced 1979.
wife:
Camille Hagen. Actor. Divorced c. 1982; second wife.
wife:
Kathy Self. Common-law wife; stands five-foot-nine inches.

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