Mike Connors (born Krikor Ohanian in 1925), is an American actor of Armenian descent.
He is best known for playing Joe Mannix in the long-running detective television series, Mannix. Before that, he had played a crime-fighting investigator, wielding 2 45-caliber handguns, in the television series Tightrope.
Originally from Fresno, California, he graduated from UCLA where he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. He was an avid basketball player whose team mates nicknamed "Touch". In fact he was credited in his early films, such as "Island In The Sky", not as 'Mike Connors' but 'Touch Connors'.
In 1956, as Touch Connors, he played a young Amalekite herder in Cecil B. DeMille's "The Ten Commandments" starring Charlton Heston.