Kenneth Tigar Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Jul, 2021
Facts of Kenneth Tigar
Date of Birth: 1942 , September-23
Age: 78 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Kenneth Tigar
Birth Name Kenneth Leslie Tigar
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chelsea, Massachusetts
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Movies and Television series
Net Worth $1 million
Education Harvard University, University of Göttingen
Movies Lethal Weapon 2, The Avengers, L.A. Heat, The Babysitter, The Betty Ford Story
TV Show The Gangster Chronicles, Growing Pains, The Man In The High Castle,Hill Street Blues, Cheers
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American actor Kenneth Tigar has been active in the acting field since 1975. He is famously known for his performances in popular films such as Lethal Weapon 2, The Avengers, and Creator. Besides, the actor also has appeared in dozens of TV series, including The Gangster Chronicles, Growing Pains, and The Man In The High Castle.

Early Years, Birth, And Education

Kenneth Tigar was born Kenneth Leslie Tigar on September 24, 1942, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, but grew up in Boston, United States. He belongs to a family of Jewish and visits Beth El Temple Center for worship. 

Regarding his education, he earned his BA and Ph.D. in German literature from prestigious Harvard University. For a year, he enrolled at the University of Göttingen, performing in Vienna and other European cities. 

Tigar is 78 years old as of writing this article. He has a height of 5 feet 6 inches, i.e., 1.68 meters. American by nationality, he possesses white ethnic background.

Net Worth, Earning, Movies Box Office Details

Professionally turned in 1975, the actor has earned a net worth of $1 million as of July 2021. The main portion of his assets comes through his successful acting career.

As per the website salary.com, the average actor pay in the United States is $58,097 per annum, whereas the range typically falls at $47,875 to $70,933.

Here is one of Kenneth Tigar's interviews;

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Being part of countless films and TV series, he has more than 150 acting credits under his name so far. In 1981, he appeared as Thomas E. Dewey in the TV series The Gangster Chronicles

He then made his appearances in television series such as Hart to Hart, Cheers, Growing Pains, Dynasty, Dallas, and Hill Street Blues.

Tigar was prominently cast as a bomb squad leader in the film Lethal Weapon 2 (box office $227.9 million and budget $30 million) in 1989.

He also reprised the role in Lethal Weapon 3 (box office $321.7 million and production cost $35 million) in 1992. He starred as Old German Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film The Avengers (worldwide grossed $1.519 billion with a budget of $220 million) in 2012.

From 2016-2019, the actor played SS-Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler in the Amazon Prime Video series The Man in the High Castle alongside Alexa DavalosRupert EvansLuke Kleintank, and DJ Qualls.

Is Kenneth Tigar Married?

'Lethal Weapon 2' actor is quite secretive when it comes to her personal life and relationship. Unlike other celebrities, he is not active on any social media platforms.

Evidently, it makes us more difficult to trace down his marital status. Due to the lack of information, he is assumed to have not been married and lives a single life in his 70s.    

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