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Also Known As: Mikhail Mazurwski Died: December 9, 1990
Born: December 25, 1907 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Austria Profession: actor, professional wrestler

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Professional heavyweight wrestler turned character actor. Mazurki was discovered by Josef von Sternberg and made his screen debut in a bit part in his 1941 film "The Shanghai Gesture."

Professional heavyweight wrestler turned character actor. Mazurki was discovered by Josef von Sternberg and made his screen debut in a bit part in his 1941 film "The Shanghai Gesture."

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Dick Tracy (1990) Old Man At Hotel
2.
 Amazon Women On The Moon (1987) Dutch ("Reckless Youth")
3.
 Doin' Time (1984) Bruno
5.
 Man With Bogart's Face, The (1980) Himself
6.
 Alligator (1980) Gatekeeper
7.
 Gas Pump Girls (1979) Moiv
8.
 One Man Jury (1978)
9.
 Magic Of Lassie, The (1978) Apollo
10.
 Mad Bull (1977) Tidy
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1915:
Moved from Austria to Cohoes, NY aged six
:
Became professional heavyweight wrestler after leaving college
1941:
Screen debut in "The Shanghai Gesture"
1966:
TV series debut, as regular on "It's About Time"
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Education

Manhattan College: Bronx , New York - 1930

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wife:
Jeannette Lindner.
wife:
Sylvia Mazurki. Former agent and casting director. Second wife; died on October 18, 1997 at age 81.

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daughter:
Mannette Mazurki. Mother, Jeannette Lindner.
daughter:
Michelle Mazurki. Mother, Jeannette Lindner.

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