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David Opatoshu

  • Any Number Can Play (1949) August 12 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: April 30, 1996
Born: January 30, 1918 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Forty Days of Musa Dagh (1987) as Henry Morgenthau Sr
After the Russo-Turkish wars of 1878, a group of Armenian nationals who have been persecuted by the conquering Ottomans form a resistance movement, and the Ottomans respond by perpetrating a genocide on their people. In 1915, an Armenian officer in the Turkish military named Gabriel Bagradian gives
2.
Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8 (1987) as Judge Julius Hoffman
A television movie that uses court transcripts to dramatize the controversial 1970 Chicago Conspiracy Trial in which eight men were indicted for conspiring to riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The presentation includes on-camera recollections by the real defendants and thei
3.
Almonds and Raisins (1985)
A historical account, featuring numerous clips from the films and interviews with the filmmakers, of Yiddish cinema.
4.
Forced Vengeance (1982) as Sam Paschal
A karate expert takes on gangsters in Hong Kong.
5.
Beyond Evil (1980) as Dr Solomon
Newly married Larry and Barbara Andrews go to an extravagent Caribbean mansion for their honeymoon, unaware that it is haunted by the infamous voodoo queen who was murdered there a hundred years before. The malevolent spirit is engaged in causing violent deaths as part of a ritual meant to bring her
6.
Americathon (1979) as First Hebrab
In the not too distant future, the United States government is virtually bankrupt and in danger of being foreclosed on by a group of Native Americans, now owners of the massive Nike Corporation. A desperate President decides to make a last-ditch effort to save the country... by raising money with a telethon!
7.
Ziegfeld: The Man and His Women (1978) as Flo'S Father
The life and times of the flamboyant showman who built his legendary Follies around beautiful women, as told by the women in his life. This film received seven Emmy Award nominations, and Gerald Perry Finnerman won for his photography, John De Cuir for his production design, and Richard C. Goddard f
8.
Who'll Stop The Rain? (1978) as Bender
John, a disillusioned Vietnam War journalist, turns to heroin smuggling. He cons Ray, an equally burnt out veteran into delivering the drugs stateside to his wife. Everything soon falls apart and Ray ends up on the run with John's wife trying to evade crooked narcotics agents.
9.
Raid On Entebbe (1977) as Menachem Begin
This was the second star-laden dramatization of the Israeli rescue of plane-bound hostages taken during a Palestinian hijacking on July 4, 1976. Cinematographer Bill Butler won an Emmy Award for his work. Others nominated were Peter Finch (his last screen role), Martin Balsam and Yaphet Kotto, direc
10.
Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (1976) as Grinev
A dramatization of the 1960 "U-2 incident," in which a CIA spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union and its pilot, Francis Gary Powers, was brought to trial. Powers was ultimately returned to the United States in a prisoner swap. In later years he became a helicopter traffic reporter for a Los
11.
Conspiracy Of Terror (1975) as Arthur Horowitz
A husband and wife detective team investigates satanism in suburbia when not squabbling over visits to his parents who never forgave him for marrying out of the faith. Pilot to a prospective series.
12.
Romance of a Horsethief (1971) as Shloime Kradnik
Stoloff is a Cossack who is exiled in Polish Russia where he has gained control of a small Jewish village. Most of the people in the village work as horse thieves for a man named Kifke. Stoloff's rule as not welcome, but tolerated, until a local woman named Naomi returns from France with news of the
13.
Death of a Gunfighter (1969) as Edward Rosenbloom
Even though Marshal Frank Patch has kept the peace in Cottonwood Springs for over twenty years, he is now the laughing stock of the town liberals who want some new blood in the Marshall's Office. When Patch shoots the drunken Luke Mills in self-defense they get the excuse they had been waiting for.
14.
The Fixer (1968) as Latke
A Russian-Jewish handyman is caught up in a wave of anti-Semitism in Czarist Russia when he is accused of a capital crime he did not commit.
15.
Enter Laughing (1967) as Mr. Kolowitz
An aspiring actor gets a job with a broken-down theatre company.
16.
Torn Curtain (1966) as Mr. Jacobi
A U.S. scientist pretends to defect to follow his mentor behind the Iron Curtain.
17.
Sands of Beersheba (1966) as Daoud
18.
The Defector (1966) as Orlovsky
A shady CIA agent recruits an American physicist to help a Russian scientist defect.
19.
Tarzan and the Valley of Gold (1966) as Vinaro
The jungle king fights to protect a lost city of gold from an international criminal.
20.
One Spy Too Many (1966) as Kavon
U.N.C.L.E. agents Napoleon Solo and Ilya Kuryakin try to keep a madman from conquering the world.
21.
The Best of Enemies (1962) as Captain Bernasconi
During World War II, a plane full of RAF fighter crashes in the Ethiopian desert and they are met upon by an enemy Italian patrol that allows them to go free. But, when the Brits are given orders to attack the Italians, lots of problems ensue.
22.
Guns of Darkness (1962) as President Rivera
Leslie Caron, David Niven, James Robertson Justice, David Opatoshu, Derek Godfrey, Richard Pearson, Ian Hunter. Vacationing Englishman David Niven faces a moral crisis when he agrees to smuggle the deposed president of a South American country across the border. Screenplay by John Mortimer
23.
The Most Wanted Man (1962) as Slim
24.
Exodus (1960) as Akiva Ben Canaan
A young Israeli activist fights to set up a homeland for his people.
25.
Cimarron (1960) as Sol Levy
A pioneer couple plays a major role in the settling of Oklahoma.
26.
The Brothers Karamazov (1958) as Captain Snegiryov
In this adaptation of the Dostoevsky classic, four brothers fight to adjust to the death of their domineering father.
27.
Party Girl (1958) as Lou Forbes
A showgirl and a crooked lawyer try to break with a powerful mob boss.
28.
Crowded Paradise (1956) as Jack Kaufer
29.
Molly (1951) as Mr. Dutton
30.
Any Number Can Play (1949) as Bartender
The owner of a gambling casino tries to win back his estranged wife and child.
31.
Thieves' Highway (1949) as Frenchy
32.
The Naked City (1948) as Ben Miller
A step-by-step look at a murder investigation on the streets of New York.
33.
The Light Ahead (1939) as Fishke
In 19th-century Russia, two young lovers are assisted by an old bookseller.

Writer (feature film)

34.
Romance of a Horsethief (1971) as Screenwriter
Stoloff is a Cossack who is exiled in Polish Russia where he has gained control of a small Jewish village. Most of the people in the village work as horse thieves for a man named Kifke. Stoloff's rule as not welcome, but tolerated, until a local woman named Naomi returns from France with news of the

Cast (special)

35.
Flash Gordon -- The Greatest Adventure of All (1983) as Voice Of Dr Hans Zarkov
The pilot film for the series "Flash Gordon." The pilot film precedes the series in story chronology: In 1939 in Warsaw, Poland, Olympic gold medalist Flash Gordon receives a cryptic one word message -- "Mongo" -- from a dying scientist with instructions to seek out Dr. Hans Zarkov, a brilliant sci
36.
Woman on the Run (1977) as Ed Miles
After three years of marriage, Laura Frazier discovers that her husband, Daniel, is a foreign spy. Fearing for her life, she flees and has various adventures trying to stay one step ahead of her husband, who's now on her trail trying to kill her.
37.
Man Against Crime (1958) as Sam Mitschner
The story of Dan Garrett, a young lawyer, and his battle against crime. In the pilot episode, Dan defends a youth accused of killing a young punk during a gang war.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

38.
Masada (1981) as Shimon
Peter O'Toole made his American TV acting debut as the Roman general leading the epic 1st-century siege of Masada, the mountain fortress where about 900 Jewish Zealots made a heroic stand against 5,000 Roman soldiers. Peter Strauss is the fiery leader of the freedom-fighting Zealots, and their confr

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