Often seen in untrustworthy characters as sinister villains, Anthony Zerbe is rumored to be splitting up with his wife after five decades of their marriage. Is it really true?
The couple has been together for a long time now, they have always been spotted together. Arnette has always been a supportive wife, and nothing seems to be wrong in between these love birds, so their divorce rumors are totally baseless.
Recently, Actor Anthony Zerbe and wife Annette Zerbe were seen with ‘Shoot the Moon’ Screenwriter Pamela Gray at the American Riviera Award during the 25th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, CA.
In an interview with Anthony Zerbe, when he asked what he looks for in a film that excites him, he replied something that swept him away. He was with his beautiful wife supporting him, and they seemed really happy with each other. Rumor of their split seems like a baseless rumor, nothing more than that.
Before Zerbe started his acting career, he served in the United States Air Force from 1959 to 1961. He studied drama under the tutelage of Stella Adler in New York City. He was inspired to become an actor after seeing Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward in the play ‘Picnic’ on Broadway in 1953.
Anthony Zerbe has been in the entertainment industry for over 50 years. He is best remembered as the post-apocalyptic cult leader Mattias in The Omega Man, a 1971 film adaptation of Richard Matheson’s 1954 books, I am Legend. Some of his notable film roles include as a corrupt gambler in Farewell, My Lovely, as villain Milton Krest in the James Bond movie License to Kill and Admiral Dougherty in Star Trek: Insurrection.
Zerbe has made numerous guest appearances in TV shows and movies including Naked City, The Virginian, The Big Valley, Route 66, the Wild Wild West, Twelve O’ Clock High, Bonanza, Mission Impossible, Gunsmoke, Hawaii Five-O, Mannix, It Takes a Thief, The Chisholms, Ironside, The F.B.I., Cannon, The Rookies, Columbo, The Streets of San Francisco, The Rockford Files, The Equalizer, Kung Fu, Little House on the Prairie, Highway to Heaven, Murder, She wrote, Dynasty, and Frasier.
Zerbe also appeared as Pontius Pilate in the miniseries A.D. and as General Grant in North and South: Book II. His latest appearance was seen on the criminal comedy-drama American Hustle.
Anthony won an Emmy Award for his performance as Lieutenant K.C. Trench in the private detective series Harry O in 1976. He received the award for outstanding continuing performance by a supporting actor in a drama series. The net worth of the award-winning actor, Anthony Zerbe has not been disclosed.