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Ted Sorel

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Name  Ted Sorel
Role  Actor

Full Name  Theodore Eliopoulos
Born  November 14, 1936 (1936-11-14) San Francisco, California, U.S.
Occupation  American film, stage and television actor
Died  November 30, 2010, Englewood, New Jersey, United States
Spouse  Jacqueline Coslow (m. 1964–2010)
Children  Mariamne Eliopoulos, Dr. Vassily Eliopoulos
Movies  From Beyond, Basket Case 2, Network, Jeremy, The Tempest
Similar People  Stuart Gordon, Brian Yuzna, Frank Henenlotter, Sidney Lumet, Sam Coslow

Education  University of the Pacific

Ted Sorel (November 14, 1936 – November 30, 2010) was an American actor whose numerous credits included Guiding Light, Law & Order and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He also appeared in film productions, including the science fiction-horror film From Beyond (1986) as the villainous, mutating Dr. Edward Pretorius, and the horror film sequel Basket Case 2 (1990).


Life and career

Sorel was born Theodore Eliopoulos in 1936 in San Francisco, California, the son of Maria (née Piccoulas) and Vassily Eliopoulos, a candy maker. He later adopted the professional name of Ted Sorel. His family had originally immigrated to the United States from their village of Kyparissi, Laconia, in Greece. Sorel would later renovate his grandfather's home in Kyparissi during his life. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

Sorel resided in Katonah, New York, for much of his acting career. He died of complications of Lyme disease at the Lillian Booth Actors' Home in Englewood, New Jersey, on November 30, 2010, at the age of 74.


He was survived by his wife, the actress Jacqueline Coslow (the daughter of the late actress Esther Muir and late composer Sam Coslow); two children and a granddaughter.


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