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Eli Wallach

Eli Wallach

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Also Known As: Died: June 24, 2014
Born: December 7, 1915 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1936:
Worked as a radio actor while pursuing graduate work in education
1939:
Made his stage acting debut in "The Bo Tree"
1945:
Made his Broadway debut in "Skydrift"; play closed after one week
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Became a member of Eva LeGallienne's American Repertory Theatre
1949:
Made an early TV appearance on "The Philco Television Playhouse" (NBC)
1951:
Had breakthrough stage role in the Tennessee Williams play "The Rose Tattoo"
1952:
Feature acting debut, "Danger"
1953:
Returned to Broadway for the Tennessee Williams play "Camino Real"
1954:
Made his London stage debut as Sakini in "The Teahouse of the August Moon"; played role on Broadway in 1955
1956:
Had breakthrough film role as Carroll Baker's Sicilian lover in Elia Kazan's "Baby Doll"
1957:
Co-starred with Julie Harris in the TV version of "The Lark" (NBC)
1960:
Played a Mexican bandit in "The Magnificent Seven"
1961:
Supported Zero Mostel in "Rhinoceros" on Broadway
1961:
Had featured role as Clark Gable's pal in "The Misfits"
1963:
Acted with wife Anne Jackson in the off-Broadway play "The Tiger and The Typists"
1965:
Co-starred in the adventure film "Lord Jim"
1966:
Had a supporting role in Sergio Leone's "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
1966:
Won an Emmy for his role in the ABC TV movie "The Poppy Is Also a Flower"
1967:
Played Mr. Freeze in the "Batman" (ABC) series
1967:
First onscreen collaboration with wife Anne Jackson, "The Tiger Makes Out"
1970:
Portrayed Napoleon in "The Adventures of Gerard"
1973:
Re-teamed with wife Anne Jackson for the play "The Waltz of the Torreadors"
1976:
Acted onscreen with wife Anne Jackson in "Nasty Habits"
1977:
Co-starred in the NBC miniseries "Seventh Avenue"
1978:
Cast as Otto Frank in a revival of "The Diary of Anne Frank"
1979:
Cast in Tom Stoppard's play "Every Good Boy Deserves Favour"
1984:
Portrayed the title character's father in "Sam's Son"
1985:
Debut as series regular, playing the patriarch of a crime family in ABC's "Our Family Honor"
1987:
Played the psychiatrist evaluating Barbra Streisand's character in "Nuts"
1988:
Co-starred in the the Public Theatre revival of "Cafe Crown"; later transferred to Broadway
1990:
Had supporting role as a rival gangster in Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather, Part III"
1992:
Received acclaim for his appearance in the revival of Arthur Miller's "The Price"
1994:
Portrayed Noah in the National Actors Theater production of "The Flowering Peach"
1996:
Originated the role of the crusty octogenarian in "Visiting Mr. Green" in Stockbridge, MA; recreated the role Off-Broadway at the Union Square Theatre
1999:
Had supporting role in Carlo Gabriel Nero's feature "Uninvited"
1999:
Starred opposite Anne Jackson and their daughter Roberta in "Down the Garden Paths" at the George Street Theater in New Jersey
2000:
Appeared as Rabbi Ben Lewis in "Keeping the Faith"
2006:
Earned an Emmy nomination for his guest appearance on NBC's "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" as a former writer who was blacklisted in the 1950s
2006:
Befriended Kate Winslet's character in "The Holiday"
2007:
Co-starred opposite Richard Gere in Lasse Hallström's "The Hoax"
2009:
Earned an Emmy nomination for a guest appearance on Showtime's "Nurse Jackie"
2010:
Had a supporting role in Oliver Stone's "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps"

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