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Allan Arbus (1918–2013)


Allan Arbus was born on February 15, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA as Allan Franklin Arbus. He was an actor, known for M*A*S*H (1972), The Electric Horseman (1979) and Coffy (1973). He was married to Mariclare Costello and Diane Nemerov. He died on April 19, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

M*A*S*H
M*A*S*H Maj. Sidney Freedman / Maj. Milton Freedman
(1973-1983)
Coffy
Coffy Arturo Vitroni
(1973)
Working Stiffs
Working Stiffs Mitch Hannigan
(1979)

Filmography

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 2016 Chief Zabu
George Dankworth
 2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Uncle Nathan
- The Group (2000) ... Uncle Nathan
 1999 Making Contact
Father Time
 1999 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Judge Fowler
- Presumed Innocent (1999) ... Judge Fowler
- An Impartial Bias (1999) ... Judge Fowler
- Victim Soul (1999) ... Judge Fowler
 1999 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Seymour Epstein
- Don't Meth with Me (1999) ... Seymour Epstein
 1998 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
Mr. Mitski
- A Prayer for the Lying (1998) ... Mr. Mitski
 1997 In Dark Places
Dory
 1995 Lieberman in Love (Short)
Elderly Man
 1994 Mad About You (TV Series)
Albert Urbont
- The Last Scampi (1994) ... Albert Urbont
 1992-1993 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Dr. Atwill
- Little Girl Lost (1993) ... Dr. Atwill
- Discovery (1992) ... Dr. Atwill
 1993 Josh and S.A.M.
Businessman on Plane
 1993 Law & Order (TV Series)
Dominick Keith
- Animal Instinct (1993) ... Dominick Keith
 1991-1992 Brooklyn Bridge (TV Series)
Dr. Schulman
- Plaza Sweet (1992) ... Dr. Schulman
- Old Fools (1991) ... Dr. Schulman
- Dinner at Six (1991) ... Dr. Schulman
 1991 Stat (TV Series)
Hesh Cooper
- Safe Smuggling (1991) ... Hesh Cooper
- Fantasy (1991) ... Hesh Cooper
 1990 Too Much Sun
Vincent
 1990 Hunter (TV Series)
Dr. Norman Tate
- Unfinished Business (1990) ... Dr. Norman Tate
 1989 When He's Not a Stranger (TV Movie)
Judge Thomas J. Gray
 1987-1989 Matlock (TV Series)
Aaron Mitchell / Peter Leonie
- The Star (1989) ... Aaron Mitchell
- The Chef (1987) ... Peter Leonie
 1989 The Preppie Murder (TV Movie)
Arnold Domenitz, Grandfather
 1989 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Lawrence Stone
- I'm in the Nude for Love (1989) ... Lawrence Stone
 1987 Duet (TV Series)
Nate Coleman
- Born, Bred and Buttered in Brooklyn (1987) ... Nate Coleman
 1987 Ohara (TV Series)
Sol Rostoff
- The Intruders (1987) ... Sol Rostoff
 1987 Daniel and the Towers (TV Movie)
Simon 'Sam' Rodia
 1987 Spies (TV Series)
Jano
- Baby (1987) ... Jano
 1987 From the Hip
Phil Ames
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Dr. Andreas Hellman
- A Fighting Choice (1986) ... Dr. Andreas Hellman
 1986 Crossroads
Dr. Santis
 1985 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Dr. Friedman
- Do Not Go Gentle (1985) ... Dr. Friedman
 1985 Volunteers
Albert Bardenaro
 1985 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Arthur Stacy
- Violation (1985) ... Arthur Stacy
 1984 The Four Seasons (TV Series)
Boris Elliot
- Back in Business (1984) ... Boris Elliot
- The Doctor Is Out (1984) ... Boris Elliot
- Head to Head (1984) ... Boris Elliot
- The Matchbreaker (1984) ... Boris Elliot
- Cabin Fever: Part 2 (1984) ... Boris Elliot
 1984 The World of Don Camillo
Christ (voice)
 1973-1983 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Maj. Sidney Freedman / Maj. Milton Freedman
- Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen (1983) ... Maj. Sidney Freedman
- Pressure Points (1982) ... Maj. Sidney Freedman
- Bless You Hawkeye (1981) ... Maj. Sidney Freedman
- Goodbye, Cruel World (1980) ... Maj. Sidney Freedman
- The Billfold Syndrome (1978) ... Maj. Sidney Freedman
 1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Dr. Ellerick
- For Love of Joshua (1982) ... Dr. Ellerick
 1982 Bret Maverick (TV Series)
Phineas Swackmyer
- Horse of Yet Another Color (1982) ... Phineas Swackmyer
 1981 Here's Boomer (TV Series)
Boris
- Camityville's Boomer (1981) ... Boris
 1981 Gangster Wars
Goodman
 1981 The Gangster Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Goodman
- Episode #1.12 (1981) ... Goodman
- Episode #1.11 (1981) ... Goodman
- Episode #1.13 (1981) ... Goodman
- Episode #1.10 (1981) ... Goodman
- Episode #1.9 (1981) ... Goodman
 1979 The Electric Horseman
Danny
 1979 Americathon
Moishe Weitzman
 1979 The Amazing Spider-Man (TV Series)
George Hanson
- Wolfpack (1979) ... George Hanson
 1979 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Anthony Reuban
- Birds of a Feather (1979) ... Anthony Reuban
 1979 Salvage 1 (TV Series)
Dr. Mott
- Harry's Doll (1979) ... Dr. Mott
 1979 Working Stiffs (TV Series)
Mitch Hannigan
- Trading Up (1979) ... Mitch Hannigan
- Sagebrush Estates (1979) ... Mitch Hannigan
- Pal Joey (1979) ... Mitch Hannigan
- The Old Man in the Building (1979) ... Mitch Hannigan
- The Bosses (1979) ... Mitch Hannigan
 1978 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Myron Katzin
- Black Mirror: Part 2 (1978) ... Myron Katzin
- Black Mirror: Part 1 (1978) ... Myron Katzin
 1978 Taxi (TV Series)
Jerry Martin
- One-Punch Banta (1978) ... Jerry Martin
 1978 Damien: Omen II
Pasarian (as Alan Arbus)
 1978 The Harvey Korman Show (TV Series)
Dr, Chadway
- The One Where There's a Hold-Up (1978) ... Dr, Chadway
 1978 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Bleaker
- The Girl from Ilandia (1978) ... Bleaker (as Alan Arbus)
 1977 The Tony Randall Show (TV Series)
Hashna-Vedanta
- Franklin vs. the Generation Gap (1977) ... Hashna-Vedanta
 1977 Family (TV Series)
Roy Brady
- Labors of Love (1977) ... Roy Brady
 1976 Raid on Entebbe (TV Movie)
Eli Melnick
 1976 Stalk the Wild Child (TV Movie)
Gault
 1976 Law and Order (TV Movie)
Arthur Pollack
 1976 W.C. Fields and Me
Gregory LaCava
 1976 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Vince Maynard
- Anatomy of a Bribe (1976) ... Vince Maynard
 1975 Karen (TV Series)
Keller
- Capitol Capers (1975) ... Keller
 1975 Archer (TV Series)
Miko Bronko
- Blood Money (1975) ... Miko Bronko
 1974 The Law (TV Movie)
Leonard Caporni
 1974 Law and Disorder
Dr. Richter
 1974 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Director / Ernie Ferguson
- The Hollywood Story (1974) ... Director
- Cleanliness is Next to Impossible (1974) ... Ernie Ferguson
 1974 Chopper One (TV Series)
Tim Seeley
- Ambush (1974) ... Tim Seeley
 1973 Cinderella Liberty
Drunken Sailor
 1973 Scream, Pretty Peggy (TV Movie)
Dr. Eugene Saks
 1973 Coffy
Arturo Vitroni
 1973 The Young Nurses
Krebs
 1972 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Byron Hale
- The Twain (1972) ... Byron Hale
 1972 Greaser's Palace
Jessy
 1972 Cisco Pike
Sim Valensi (as Alan Arbus)
 1969 Here Come the Brides (TV Series)
Dennis
- A Wild Colonial Boy (1969) ... Dennis
 1969 Putney Swope
Mr. Bad News
 1961 Hey, Let's Twist!
The Doctor (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Alan Arbus

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Mr Arbus' wife - who's name was (originally) 'Nemerov', became known as photographer Diane Arbus, but, for technical reasons, the listing of her married name, here isn't possible. See more »

Star Sign:

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