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With a legacy of laughter-inducing roles, Herbie Faye was known for his rich movie career. Early on, Faye mostly landed roles in various films, including "Top Banana" (1954), the dramatic adaptation "The Shrike" (1955) with Jose Ferrer and "The Harder They Fall" (1956) with Humphrey Bogart. He also appeared in the James Cagney musical comedy "Never Steal Anything Small" (1959) and the dramatic adaptation "Requiem For a Heavyweight" (1962) with Anthony Quinn. He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including parts on "The Phil Silvers Show" (CBS, 1955-59) and "The Twilight Zone" (CBS, 1959-1964). He kept working in film throughout the sixties, starring in the comedy "The Thrill of It All" (1963) with Doris Day, "The Family Jewels" (1965) starring Jerry Lewis and "The Fortune Cookie" (1966). He also appeared in the Jose Ferrer comedy adaptation "Enter Laughing" (1967), the dramedy "Angel in My Pocket" (1968) with Andy Griffith and the Peter Ustinov fantastical comedy "Blackbeard's Ghost" (1968). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "The Night They Raided Minsky's" (1968) with Jason Robards, "The Love God?" (1969) with Don Knotts and the Dustin...

With a legacy of laughter-inducing roles, Herbie Faye was known for his rich movie career. Early on, Faye mostly landed roles in various films, including "Top Banana" (1954), the dramatic adaptation "The Shrike" (1955) with Jose Ferrer and "The Harder They Fall" (1956) with Humphrey Bogart. He also appeared in the James Cagney musical comedy "Never Steal Anything Small" (1959) and the dramatic adaptation "Requiem For a Heavyweight" (1962) with Anthony Quinn. He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including parts on "The Phil Silvers Show" (CBS, 1955-59) and "The Twilight Zone" (CBS, 1959-1964). He kept working in film throughout the sixties, starring in the comedy "The Thrill of It All" (1963) with Doris Day, "The Family Jewels" (1965) starring Jerry Lewis and "The Fortune Cookie" (1966). He also appeared in the Jose Ferrer comedy adaptation "Enter Laughing" (1967), the dramedy "Angel in My Pocket" (1968) with Andy Griffith and the Peter Ustinov fantastical comedy "Blackbeard's Ghost" (1968). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "The Night They Raided Minsky's" (1968) with Jason Robards, "The Love God?" (1969) with Don Knotts and the Dustin Hoffman comedic drama "Who Is Harry Kellerman, and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me?" (1971). He held additional roles in television including a part on "All in the Family" (CBS, 1970-79). Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Evel Knievel" (CBS, 1973-74) and "The Michele Lee Show" (CBS, 1973-74). Faye last acted on "Doc" (CBS, 1975-77). Faye passed away in June 1980 at the age of 81.

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 The Love God? (1969) Lester Timkin
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 Angel in My Pocket (1969) Mr. Welch
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 Blackbeard's Ghost (1968) Croupier
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 Enter Laughing (1967) Mr. Schoenbaum
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 Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) Taxi driver
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 The Fortune Cookie (1966) Maury
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 The Family Jewels (1965) Joe
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 The Disorderly Orderly (1964) Mrs. Welles
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