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Also Known As: Morton Lyon Sahl Died:
Born: May 11, 1926 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, USA Profession: comedian, screenwriter, actor

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Mort Sahl was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Sahl kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the Robert Wagner adaptation "In Love and War" (1958), the drama "All the Young Men" (1960) with Alan Ladd and the Henry de Silva dramatic adaptation "Johnny Cool" (1963). He also appeared in "Doctor, You've Got to Be Kidding" (1967) with Sandra Dee, the comedy adaptation "Don't Make Waves" (1967) with Tony Curtis and "Lenny Bruce Without Tears" (1971) with Lenny Bruce. He also landed a role in the miniseries "Inside the Third Reich" (1981-82). He also appeared in the TV special "Comedy News II" (ABC, 1972-73). He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "An Evening at the Improv" (1981-82). He also worked in film during these years, including a part on the fantastical comedy "Nothing Lasts Forever" (1982) with Zach Galligan. Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron" (1992-93), "Laughing Matters" (Showtime, 1992-93) and "But... Seriously" (Showtime, 1993-94). He also appeared in "JFK: A Personal Story" (1996-97) and "Robert Blake: Dark Passage" (2000-01). Most recently, Sahl appeared...

Mort Sahl was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Sahl kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the Robert Wagner adaptation "In Love and War" (1958), the drama "All the Young Men" (1960) with Alan Ladd and the Henry de Silva dramatic adaptation "Johnny Cool" (1963). He also appeared in "Doctor, You've Got to Be Kidding" (1967) with Sandra Dee, the comedy adaptation "Don't Make Waves" (1967) with Tony Curtis and "Lenny Bruce Without Tears" (1971) with Lenny Bruce. He also landed a role in the miniseries "Inside the Third Reich" (1981-82). He also appeared in the TV special "Comedy News II" (ABC, 1972-73). He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "An Evening at the Improv" (1981-82). He also worked in film during these years, including a part on the fantastical comedy "Nothing Lasts Forever" (1982) with Zach Galligan. Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron" (1992-93), "Laughing Matters" (Showtime, 1992-93) and "But... Seriously" (Showtime, 1993-94). He also appeared in "JFK: A Personal Story" (1996-97) and "Robert Blake: Dark Passage" (2000-01). Most recently, Sahl appeared on "When Comedy Went To School" (2013).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Nothing Lasts Forever (1984) Uncle Mort
2.
 Doctor, You've Got To Be Kidding (1967) Dan Ruskin
3.
 Don't Make Waves (1967) Sam Lingonberry
4.
 Johnny Cool (1963) Ben Morro
5.
 All the Young Men (1960) [Corp.] Crane
6.
 In Love and War (1958) Danny Krieger
7.
 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time (2004) Honoree (Archival Footage)
8.
 Inside the Playboy Mansion (2002) Interviewee
9.
 Robert Blake: Dark Passage (2001) Interviewee
10.
 JFK: A Personal Story (1996) Interviewee
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