Michael Kopsa, who starred in films such as Fantastic Four and Highlander, died on Sunday, October 23 at the age of 66. On October 25, Kopsa’s ex-wife Lucia Frangione shared the news on social media, claiming that he died of a brain tumor. According to the tweet
“Michael Kospa, my good friend and the father of my child, Nora, died of a brain tumor on October 23, 2022. He was a fantastic theater and film actor, voice actor, carpenter, musician and painter. Most importantly, he was a devoted and abundant parent.”
Michael Kopsa became known for his role as Rick Culver in the science fiction drama series The X-Files. While there is no comprehensive information about the character, he played an important role in driving the story. The X-Files ran from 1993 to 2018 and was well-received by reviewers and audiences. It was inspired by series such as The Twilight Zone, Twin Peaks, Night Gallery and others that contain suspense and fiction.
After its regular broadcast on Fox until 2002, the program was reintroduced for an 11th season in 2018, which was once again well received by the public. This resulted in a series with two spin-offs, two films and additional items. The core story of the program revolved around FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, who were tasked with investigating paranormal events.
All about Michael Kopsa
Born on January 22, 1956, Michael Kopsa moved to New York and studied acting at the Circle at the Square Theater School after a four-year tenure that ended in 1984. Kopsa then traveled to Canada and earned a bachelor’s degree in arts and sciences from the University of Toronto. He made his film debut in 1985 with Eric Weinthal’s Timing, which had its world premiere at the Montreal World Film Festival.
He then starred in television series such as T and T, Tropical Heat and Falcon Beach. With 227 appearances to his credit, Kospa rose to prominence in Hallmark films such as Valentine in the Vineyard, Marrying Father Christmas, Love in Winterland and others.
The station paid tribute to him, saying that he was a friend and colleague to many and that his legacy will be honored. Michael received accolades for his roles in films such as Thirty-Two Short Films, About Glenn Gould, Hard Core Logo and others. He was also a successful voice actor, lending his voice to such films as Mobile Suit Gundam and Galaxy Angel.