American actor James Olson passed away at age 91 on April 7, 2022. On the big screen, he played prominent roles in the cult sci-fi films The Andromeda Strain (1971) and Moon Zero Two (1969). He also had guest appearances on shows such as the original Battlestar Galactica and Wonder Woman, and had supporting roles in several made-for-tv science fiction and occult-themed movies.

From The Andromeda Strain

Signed photo of Olson from Moon Zero Two

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    PFC Olson also served his country with distinction as a Military Policeman during the 1950s.
    – Valorum
    May 12 at 18:47
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    I remember him as the villain it the TV movie "Paper Man". May 13 at 17:40
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    very familiar-looking actor but i never could have told you his name.
    – releseabe
    May 15 at 8:56


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