Andreas Katsulas was a film and television actor. He’s best known for his work on the TV series Babylon 5 (1994-1998), where he portrayed Ambassador G’Kar, and also for his role as the one-armed villain Sykes in the movie The Fugitive (1993).
Katsulas was born in St. Louis, Missouri on May 18, 1946, to a working-class Greek American family. He was exposed to acting at the age of four when his mother took him to see a local production. he then took elective acting classes at every opportunity, before moving to St Louis State and majoring in Drama. He would eventually attain a masters degree in the discipline from Indiana University. He immediately jumped into the local theater scene for a number of years, before moving to New York to perform in Off-Broadway roles. He worked in Paris for a time before touring the world, taking on a variety of challenging roles, and doing some work in Greece too, before returning to the States and acting in the film industry.
Katsulas appeared in various films, including The Sicilian, Next of Kin, Someone to Watch Over Me, Sunset, Hot Shots! Part Deux, and Executive Decision. He played the one-armed villain Sykes in The Fugitive (1993).
Katsulas was a regular on the television series Babylon 5 (1994-1998), where he portrayed Ambassador G’Kar. He played the Romulan Commander Tomalak on Star Trek: The Next Generation.
A lifelong smoker, Katsulas died of lung cancer on February 13, 2006, at the age of 59.