BiographyJamaica, British West Indies [now Jamaica]
Emile Hamaty was considered by most Hollywood producers as one of the most versatile character actors in the business. In 1960, he made a brief film appearance in "Fear No More" as a Train Conductor. Hamaty would not work again professionally until retiring from a successful banking career in 1980. On film and in TV, he played everything from a Hindu Priest to a Greek Tycoon. On stage, he appeared in numerous roles that ranged from the Bishop of Carlise in "Richard II" to author Truman Capote in "Dark Angels. Read more... "a variety of national TV commercials. His passing on 16 February, 2000 of a heart attack at the age of 75 in Los Angeles (US) ended a busy and illustrious career.