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Tom Erhart (1929–1996)

Tom Erhart was born on May 23, 1929 in Alameda, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Blues Brothers (1980), Silver Streak (1976) and Goldstein (1964). He died on March 17, 1996 in Hovland, Minnesota, USA. See full bio »

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 1980 The Blues Brothers
Prison Guard
 1978 Coming Attractions
Father O'Malley
 1976 Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon Projectionist
 1976 Silver Streak
Cab Driver
 1975 I'll Quit Tomorrow
 1971 T.R. Baskin
 1969 The Monitors
Narrator (voice)
 1964 Parable (Short)
 1964 Goldstein

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Was enjoying a lucrative second year as a Schlitz Beer voiceover spokesman in the 1970s until in a Chicago Sun-Times interview with columnist Tom Fitzpatrick he was quoted as saying he didn't drink or like Schlitz and promptly was dropped from the brewer's ad campaign.

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