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Also Known As: Died: June 4, 1990
Born: July 25, 1908 Cause of Death: stomach cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Auntie Sue (1989) as Morrie
Detective B.L. Stryker's Auntie Sue has a grand but illegal plan to leave the Sunnydale Retirement Home with two close friends and take up housekeeping in an old mansion that is up for sale. She asks her nephew to make the deal with the real estate people.
Arthur 2: On The Rocks (1988) as Mr Butterworth
Having been married for a few years, Arthur, the juvenile-yet-charming millionaire and ex-waitress Linda are hoping for a child. However, Bert Johnson, still incensed that Arthur ditched his daughter for Linda, is able to manipulate Arthur's company, leaving him and Linda broke. Will Arthur crawl
Cocoon: the Return (1988) as Bernie Lefkowitz
Art, Ben, Joe and their wives, Bess, Mary and Alma have left Earth for a planet on which they never grow older. When they come back to their home planet to visit, they remember what it's like to be human.
Young Again (1986) as The Angel
The wish of a 40-year-old executive to return to the fun-filled high school days of his youth is magically granted. But he forgets that seventeen-year-olds have problems -- especially when it comes to affairs of the heart.
Cocoon (1985) as Bernie Lefkowitz
A group of elderly people are rejuvenated by aliens after swimming in a pool.
Hostage Flight (1985) as Mr Singer
A group of American passengers aboard a hijacked domestic flight overthrow the four terrorists holding them captive and judge them for their crime before the plane lands.
Hotel (1983)
A television movie pilot for an ABC series based on Arthur Hailey's novel "Hotel." Dramatic vignettes depict incidents in the lives of guests and staff of the St. Gregory Hotel in San Francisco.
Happy (1983) as Bernie Nelson
As a once-popular TV clown now doing store openings, a hero only to his young son (played by real-life son David), Dom DeLuise is caught in a gangland execution while on a fill-in club date and his partner, Jack Gilford, is shot. His identification of the shooter (Henry Silva) differs from that of o
Goldie and the Boxer Go to Hollywood (1981) as Wally
In this sequel to 1979's "Goldie and the Boxer", the ingratiating twosome -- the heavyweight champ (Simpson) and his 10-year-old manager (Michaelson) -- flee to California when a vengeful promoter who lost a bundle on the title fight wants retribution. Jack Gilford takes the part an ailing Phil Silv
Caveman (1981) as Gog
A prehistoric man named Atouk is an outcast from his tribe. When he meets Lar, also on the outs from his people, they form a tribe of their own made up of other misfits. Atouk''s life is complicated by his love for Lana, the beautiful mate of the man who expelled him from his tribe.
Wholly Moses! (1980) as Tailor
Two tourists find the "Book of Herschel" hidden in the desert. Herschel is the son of a sculptor who specializes in images of the gods. When he goes up to the top of Mount Sinai one day he hears God's instructions to Moses and writes them down himself. He then tries to lead his people out of Egypt,
Cheaper to Keep Her (1980) as Stanley Bracken
A detective is hired by a tough, woman lawyer to follow up on ex-spouses who are not making their alimony payments. Before long he is working on two difficult investigations, and one of them involves the lawyer's husband.
Harry And Walter Go To New York (1976) as Mischa
Two hopless con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the 19th century.
Save the Tiger (1973) as Phil Greene
A clothing manufacturer faces a midlife crisis and a failing business.
They Might Be Giants (1971) as [Wilbur] Peabody
They Might be Giants chronicles the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in modern day New York City. The fact that Sherlock Holmes (George C. Scott) is a psychotic paranoid and Dr. Watson (Joanne Woodward) is a female psychiatrist fascinated by his case is almost beside the point. Dr. Watson follows Holmes across Manhattan and is, against her better judgement, drawn into the master detective's world of intrigue and danger. This is a sweet, goofy and fairly romantic film that asks the questions "Who's reality is right...and does it really matter?"
Catch-22 (1970) as Doc Daneeka
Set on a small island just off Italy, circa 1944, Captain Yossarian is an American bombardier who attempts to have himself grounded by claiming he''s insane.
The Incident (1967) as Sam Beckerman
The passengers on a New York subway car are terrorized by two teenage delinquents. Although outnumbered, the teenagers take advantage of the passenger's passivity and unwillingness to act together. We watch how the different personalities of the passengers react to the situation.
Enter Laughing (1967) as Mr. Foreman
An aspiring actor gets a job with a broken-down theatre company.
Who's Minding the Mint? (1967) as Avery Dugan
When he accidentally destroys good money, a mint worker tries to break in to print some more.
Mister Buddwing (1966) as Mr. Schwartz
A man suffering from amnesia confronts a series of women in his search for his memory.
The Daydreamer (1966) as Papa Andersen
The teen-aged Hans Christian Anderson runs away from home and turns his dreams into classic stories.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966) as Hysterium
Madcap musical set in ancient Rome, where a clever slave connives to win his freedom.
Main Street to Broadway (1953) as Box office clerk
Hey, Rookie (1944) as
Musical comedy star Jimmy Leighter wants to get away from show biz and his leading lady Winnie Clark, so he joins the Army. There he gets the order to put on a show, Winnie Clark appears in a camp show, hears about his task and offers him his help. He thinks, she does it for her publicity only, so he doesn't want to know anything about this, till he finds out, that she has no such intentions.
Reckless Age (1944) as Joey Bagle

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Best Boy (1979) as Production Assistance
An aging couple tries to plan for the future of their mentally challenged son.

Cast (special)

40th Annual Tony Awards, The (1986)
The annual presentation of the American Theatre Wing's Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater, broadcast live from the Minskoff Theatre in New York City. This year (1986) marks the twentieth time the Tony Awards have been presented on national television.
Fledermaus, Die (1986) as Intermission Guest
Johann Strauss's beloved operetta of old Vienna, involving mistaken identity, revenge, and romantic mix-ups, telecast live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in a gala New Year's Eve performance.
Day-to-Day Affairs (1985)
A series of comedy sketches that satirize man's attempts to cope with life's everyday problems.
Parade of Stars (1983) as Guest
Celebrities perform in a benefit for the Actor's Fund Charity in a program that recalls vaudeville's golden age.
Heaven on Earth (1981) as The Almighty'S Representative
The story of Katie Fredericks, Jerry Davidson, and Luis Padia, fledgling angels. They are sent back to Earth to re-spark a romance between two former lovers in an attempt to prevent the girl from marrying a man she really does not love.
Hickey vs. Anybody (1976) as Dr Mccaffery
The story of Julius V. Hickey, a lawyer who will tackle any case. In the pilot episode, Hickey sues the city on behalf of his client.
Don't Call Us (1976) as Larry King
The comic adventures of brothers Marty and Larry King, owners of Talent Unlimited, a small theatrical agency in Philadelphia. The focal point of the program is the relationship between the two brothers: Larry, who is inefficient and intrigued by oddball acts, and Marty, who is all business and effi
Twigs (1975) as Ned
Four playlets that each present a slice of American life as seen through the eyes of three sisters and their mother.
Once Upon a Mattress (1972) as King Sextimus
A spoof of the Hans Christian Andersen fable, "The Princess and the Pea," wherein Winifred Woebegone, a girl who lives in a bog, attempts to win the heart of Dauntless the Drab, a prince whose mother strives to keep him from marrying.
Of Thee I Sing (1972) as Alexander Throttlebottom
A musical about John P. Wintergreen, a presidential candidate with an irresistible platform based on silver linings and love.
David Frost Revue, The (1971) as Regular
Sketches and blackouts based on various topical issues.
Super Comedy Bowl 1 (1971)
A comedy special poking fun at the Super Bowl, its fans, and its players.

Cast (special)

Seventh Avenue (1977) as Finklestein
The third in NBC's "Best Seller" series, this three-part serialization of Norman Bogner's novel about a poor young man from New York's lower east side who becomes a power in the garment industry in the post-Depression era won Emmy Award nominations for Steven Keats and Dori Brenner.

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