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Fyvush Finkel (1922–2016)


Fyvush Finkel was born on October 9, 1922 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Philip FInkel. He was an actor, known for Picket Fences (1992), A Serious Man (2009) and Boston Public (2000). He was married to Gertrude (Trudi) Lieberman. He died on August 14, 2016 in Manhattan, New York. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Picket Fences
Picket Fences Douglas Wambaugh / Wambaugh
(1992-1996)
A Serious Man
A Serious Man Dybbuk?
(2009)
Boston Public
Boston Public Harvey Lipschultz
(2000-2004)
Nixon
Nixon Murray Chotiner
(1995)

Filmography

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 2016/I Game Day (post-production)
Max
 2013 The Other Men in Black
Moshe
 2013 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Moishe
- Men in Black (2013) ... Moishe
 2011 Harry's Law (TV Series)
Abe Gold
- The Rematch (2011) ... Abe Gold
 2009 A Serious Man
Dybbuk?
 2008 The Urn
Sol
 2007 The Wedding Bells (TV Series)
Saul Finkelstein
- For Whom the Bells Toll (2007) ... Saul Finkelstein
 2000 The Crew
Sol Lowenstein
 1996-1999 Early Edition (TV Series)
Phil Kazakian / Uncle Phil Kazakian
- Weather Girl (1999) ... Phil Kazakian
- Thief Swipes Mayor's Dog (1996) ... Uncle Phil Kazakian
 1998-1999 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Fisher
- Heroes (1999) ... Fisher
- The Real Thing (1999) ... Fisher
- Innocent (1999) ... Fisher
- Let Go (1998) ... Fisher
- Wishboned (1998) ... Fisher
 1996 Rugrats (TV Series)
Shlomo
- Chanukah (1996) ... Shlomo (voice, as Fyvish Finkle)
 1996 Mixed Nuts (TV Movie)
Syd Umbergoo
 1995 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)
Jackie Jarr / Jackie the Schtickman
- Into the Woods/Krumm Gets the Dreaded Nolox (1995) ... Jackie the Schtickman (voice)
 1995 Aaron's Magic Village
Narrator (US version, voice)
 1993 For Love or Money
Milton Glickman
 1993 The Pickle
Mr. Shacknoff
 1991 Mobsters
Tailor
 1990 Q & A
Preston Pearlstein
 1986 Brighton Beach Memoirs
Mr. Greenblatt
 1986 Seize the Day
Shomier
 1986 Off Beat
Vendor
 1985 Evergreen (TV Mini-Series)
Peddler
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Peddler
 1977 Kojak (TV Series)
Simon - Tailor
- Kojak's Days: Part 1 (1977) ... Simon - Tailor (uncredited)
Show Show Self (18 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Fivush Finkel | Fyvish Finkle

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

In Hollywood they don't have Sheva Brokhes. In Hollywood, you're lucky if the marriage last seven days. See more »

Trivia:

He played child roles on stage until he was a teenager. He attended a vocational high school to learn the fur industry, but he never worked in furs. He joined a Yiddish stock company, playing to Yiddish-speaking audiences in smaller cities and towns. See more »

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