Zohra Lampert


Actor

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Birth Place
New York City, New York, USA

Biography

Actress Zohra Lampert attended Manhattan's High School of Music and Art and graduated from the University of Chicago prior to performing in the Broadway production "Look We've Come Through," which earned her a Tony nomination. During this time, Lampert also played small roles in "Odds Against Tomorrow," "Pay or Die," and "Posse from Hell." She gained significant attention when she landed...

Biography

Actress Zohra Lampert attended Manhattan's High School of Music and Art and graduated from the University of Chicago prior to performing in the Broadway production "Look We've Come Through," which earned her a Tony nomination. During this time, Lampert also played small roles in "Odds Against Tomorrow," "Pay or Die," and "Posse from Hell." She gained significant attention when she landed a role in Elia Kazan's drama "Splendor in the Grass," starring Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty, and she began to receive some acknowledgement for her acting ability. She again earned a measure of renown when she played the lead in John D. Hancock's thriller "Let's Scare Jessica to Death," and a significant part in John Cassavetes's "Opening Night," starring Gena Rowlands. Lampert also makes an appearance in William Peter Blatty's "The Exorcist III." Before her acting career drastically slowed, she won an Emmy for her work on an episode of "Kojak." Lampert also made guest appearances on the television series "Knight Rider," "Hawaii Five-O," and others.

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Pay Or Die (1960) - Italians Worship Outdoors This looks like the 1959 Allied Artists-Rod Steiger hit Al Capone because it's the follow-up, from director Richard Wilson, Ernest Borgnine as real New York cop Joseph Petrosino, in Little Italy ca. 1906, Zohra Lampert, Alan Austin and John Duke also introduced, in Pay Or Die, 1960.
Alphabet City (1984) - That's Julio Iglesias Rising gangster Johnny (Vincent Spano) has been making the rounds of the East Village, Manhattan neighborhood for which the movie is named, now introducing his mother (Zohra Lampert) and sister (Jami Gertz), in director Amos Poe's Alphabet City, 1984.
Let's Scare Jessica To Death - There's Nothing There! Hippies bathing in the lake, fragile Jessica (Zohra Lampert) with pal Woody (Kevin O'Connor) and her husband Duncan (Barton Heyman) with new friend Emily (Mariclare Costello), then a swimming incident, and that mysterious girl (Gretchen Corbett) again, in Let's Scare Jessica To Death, 1971.
Let's Scare Jessica To Death - Dreams Or Nightmares Opening scenes, Zohra Lampert as the title character narrating, husband Duncan (Barton Heyman) and pal Woody (Kevin O'Connor) escorting, and the first appearance of that girl (Gretchen Corbett), in director John D. Hancock's Let's Scare Jessica To Death, 1971.
Let's Scare Jessica To Death - Why Have You Come Here? Just arrived at the house where recovering mental patient (Zohra Lampert, title character) will live, with husband Duncan (Barton Heyman) and pal Woody (Kevin O'Connor), discovering itinerant Emily (Mariclare Costello), early in Let's Scare Jessica To Death, 1971.

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