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Also Known As: Died: August 16, 1998
Born: April 6, 1916 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in the Bronx, New York
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Worked as a peanut vendor in New York's Yankee Stadium and Polo Grounds
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Started as a stand-up comic in his early twenties
1942:
Made Broadway debut in "Of V We Sing" opposite Betty Garrett
1943:
Served in the US Army Special Services during World War II; became sergeant
1949:
Was a regular on "Front Row Center", a musical revue program presented on TV's DuMont network featuring guests from Broadway theater productions
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Performed as a stand-up comedian, appearing with acts including Harry Belafonte, Barbra Streisand and Mike Nichols and Elaine May
1958:
Starred on Broadway in "Romanoff and Juliet" with Peter Ustinov
1962:
Guested on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" (CBS)
1963:
Starred on Broadway with Robert Preston in "Nobody Loves an Albatross"
1968:
Appeared in the popular supernatural film "Rosemary's Baby"
1973:
Acted with Jose Ferrer in a San Francisco production of Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys" and played Launce in The New York Shakespeare Festival's touring production of Joseph Papp's "Two Gentleman of Verona"
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Throughout the 1970s to 1990s, appeared as a guest star in dozens of television shows
1981:
Appeared as Chief Monk in the Mel Brooks comedy "History of the World Part I"
1988:
Played Atlantic City showbiz type Sammy Pinkers in the 1960s portion of "Beaches", starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey
1989:
Appeared in the post-war romantic comedy/drama "Enemies, A Love Story"
1990:
Played an emergency room ghost in the hit film "Ghost"
1990:
Had recurring role on the short-lived NBC comedy "Singer and Sons"
1991:
Played small roles in the film comedies "Soapdish", "He Said, She Said", "Frankie and Johnny" and "All I Want for Christmas"
1995:
Was a regular on the short-lived series "Double Rush", playing an elderly messenger
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Played recurring role as a judge on "Ally McBeal"
1998:
Racked up appearances in the season finale episodes of four different series in the same night

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