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|Born: || March 1, 1926
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|| Paris, FR
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Last feature role (to date) as a passenger on "The Hindenburg"
Was one of the stars featured in the Broadway revue "New Faces of 1952"; reprised role in feature version
With a dozen relatives, sent to concentration camp by Nazis; only member of his family sent to camps who survived
At age 12, began career as a professional singer
Father-in-law Eddie Cantor helped boost career by having him make guest appearances on "Colgate Comedy Hour"
Film debut in "Ten Tall Men"
Joined cast of the NBC daytime drama "Days of Our Lives"; cast as nightclub owner/singer Robert LeClair; played role on and off until 1986
Last major acting part to date, a regular role on the CBS daytime drama "The Bold and the Beautiful"
Made US nightclub debut at NYC's La Vie En Rose; spotted by Leonard Sillman
Played perhaps best-known role as Coporal LeBeau in the CBS sitcom "Hogan's Heroes"
Provided the voice-over narration for Henri Matisse in the PBS production "Matisse and Picasso: A Gentle Rivalry"
"Discovered" while singing at a dance hall; signed to recording contract in USA
"Retired" from acting
Moved to USA (October); began recording for Capitol Records
Played himself in the Holocaust-themed drama "Remembrance of Love" (NBC)
Returned to Paris after WWII
Had one-year stint on the CBS daytime serial "The Young and the Restless"
Published memoirs, "From the Holocaust to Hogan's Heroes"
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Natalie Cantor Clary. Married in 1950; died in 1997.
Eddie Cantor. Actor, singer.