RIP Actor Michael Nader, 76, Past Star of “All My Children,” “Dynasty,” “As the World Turns”

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Actor Michael Nader has died at age 76.

Nader famously appeared on “Dynasty” as Joan Collins’ lover, Dex Dexter, and on “All My Children,” as Dmitri Marick.

His earlier work included a stint on “As the World Turns.” Before that he had a recurring role on the TV series, “Gidget,” in the mid 60s (yes, opposite soon to be double Oscar winner Sally Field).

At the time of “Gidget,” Nader appeared as himself in a bunch of signature beach movies including the well titled “Beach Blanket Bingo” and “How to Stuff a Wild Bikini.”

Twenty years ago Nader was arrested when he tried to sell coke to an undercover cop in a New York club. That got him bounced from “All My Children.” He’d had several run ins with the law before that. He’d grown up in Hollywood, going to Beverly Hills High School. His uncle was B actor George Nader.

Reports are Nader of an inoperable cancer. Condolences to family and friends.


Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. He wrote the Intelligencer column for NY Magazine in the mid 90s, reporting on the OJ Simpson trial, as well as for the real Parade magazine (when it was owned by Conde Nast), and has written for the New York Observer, Details, Vogue, Spin, the New York Times, NY Post, Washington Post, and NY Daily News among many publications. He is the writer and co-producer of “Only the Strong Survive,” a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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