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Sam Jaffe

Sam Jaffe



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Also Known As: Died: March 24, 1984
Born: March 10, 1891 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

On The Line (1985) as El Gabacho
Story concerns the relationship between two United States border guards and the Mexican prostitute with whom they are both involved.
Nothing Lasts Forever (1984) as Father Knickerbocker
A displaced artist falls in with a group of social outcasts who actually rule the world.
Battle Beyond The Stars (1980) as Dr Hephaestus
Gideon's Trumpet (1980)
In one of his final television roles, Henry Fonda stars as the semi-literate Florida drifter whose court case--being denied counsel at a breaking-and-entering trial because of his inability to afford a lawyer--drastically changed the course of American legal history. His performance won him an Emmy
Sam Hill: Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster? (1971)
In this Western series pilot (unrealized), an alcoholic drifter finds himself unchallenged in his run for sheriff in a small town, but campaigning means that he must find the killer of a visiting preacher.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) as Bookman
An apprentice witch and three war orphans try to prevent the Nazi invasion of England.
The Dunwich Horror (1970) as Old Whateley
A demonic priest uses a young innocent to help him bring banished elder gods back to Earth.
The Great Bank Robbery (1969) as Brother Lilac
Outlaws pose as a religious group to mask their attempt to rob a Western bank.
Guns for San Sebastian (1968) as Father Joseph
A Mexican bandit masquerading as a priest gets roped into helping villagers defend against an Indian attack.
A Guide for the Married Man (1967) as "Technical advisers"
Robert Morse and Walter Mathau are friends. Though both are married, Mathau discovers Morris is fooling around. When asked about it, Morse passes on the oral history and guide to fooling around without your wife finding out. This is done by a series of vignettes with cameos from famous actors that illustrate the point Morse wants to make. Between pieces of advice, we follow Matheau as he begins to prepare for his big affair.
Ben-Hur (1959) as Simonides
While seeking revenge, a rebellious Israelite prince crosses paths with Jesus Christ.
Spies, The (1957) as American
A psychiatrist running a run-down sanitarium is offered a huge sum of money to hide a mysterious man in his hospital as a patient. Soon, more mysterious men arrive - spies and secret scientists - from other countries, until his little hospital is taken over by some international espionage ring.
Main Street to Broadway (1953) as First nighter
Under the Gun (1951) as [Sam] Gower
I Can Get It for You Wholesale (1951) as Sam Cooper
An ambitious designer has to choose between her career and love.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) as Dr. Jacob Barnhardt
An alien demands that Earth's leaders choose between peace and destruction.
The Asphalt Jungle (1950) as Doc Erwin Riedenschneider
A gang of small time crooks plots an elaborate jewel heist.
The Accused (1949) as Dr. Romley
A prim psychology professor fights to hide a murder she committed in self-defense.
Rope of Sand (1949) as Dr. Francis Hunter
Two years ago, hunting guide Mike Davis was with a client who trespassed on diamond company land and found a rich lode; Paul Vogel, sadistic commandant of company police, beat Mike nearly to death but failed to learn the location. Now Mike is back in Diamantstad, South African desert, and manager Martingale has a better idea: he hires delectable adventuress Suzanne to ferret out Mike's secret. But she soon finds she's playing with fire.
Gentleman's Agreement (1948) as Professor Lieberman
A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism.
13 Rue Madeleine (1947) as Mayor Galimard
Tragedy occurs when a spy chief finds out one of his agents-in-training is actually a Nazi double agent.
Stage Door Canteen (1943) as
A USO girl defies the rules when she falls for a soldier visiting the star-studded Stage Door Canteen.
Gunga Din (1939) as Gunga Din
Three British soldiers seek treasure during an uprising in India.
Lost Horizon (1937) as High Lama
Four fugitives from a Chinese revolution discover a lost world of peace and harmony.
The Scarlet Empress (1934) as Grand Duke Peter
A young innocent masters the decadent ways of Imperial Russia in order to reign as Catherine the Great.
We Live Again (1934) as Grigory Simonson
A Russian nobleman discovers the peasant girl he once seduced has turned to crime.

Producer (feature film)

Born Free (1966) as Producer
A game warden and his wife face a wrenching decision when the lion cub they''ve raised becomes too big to keep.
Damon and Pythias (1962) as U.S. prod
Two men from different cultures forge a strong friendship.
The Sullivans (1944) as Producer
During WWII, five brothers enlist in the Navy and are assigned to serve on the same ship.
Emergency Call (1933) as Associate Producer
A promising surgeon discovers his hospital is run by gangsters.
Ace of Aces (1933) as Associate Producer
After he's branded a coward, a sculptor travels to France to help fight World War I.
Diplomaniacs (1933) as Associate Producer
An Indian tribe sends two nitwits to a conference in Geneva.
Flaming Gold (1933) as Associate Producer
Two friends working a jungle oil field clash when one marries a lady of the evening.

Cast (special)

George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984) as Himself
Biography of the Academy Award winning director including dramatic color footage of WWII.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

QB VII (1974)
An absorbing adaptation of Uris' best-selling novel telling the story of two successful men, an American writer and a Polish doctor, whose careers lead to a confrontation in a London courtroom when the former accuses the latter of having performed illegal operations in a Nazi prison camp years earli

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