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Ben Frommer (1913–1992)

Ben Frommer was born on June 12, 1913 in Poland as Benjamin Frommer. He was an actor, known for Scarface (1983), Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959) and Psycho II (1983). He was married to Hilda Valerie Frommer. He died on May 9, 1992 in Tarzana, California, USA. See full bio »

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(age 78) in Tarzana, California, USA

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Filmography

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 1986 The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show (TV Series)
Various Characters (voice)
 1984 The New Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
The Cook
- Thanksgiving Day (1984) ... The Cook
 1983 Scarface
Male Patron
 1983 Psycho II
Sexton
 1983 Doctor Detroit
Faculty Member
 1981-1983 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Funeral Attendee / Man at Accident Scene / Waiter
- Whatever Happened to Morris Perlmutter? (1983) ... Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
- D.U.I. (1981) ... Man at Accident Scene
- Dear Mummy (1981) ... Waiter
 1982 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Fisherman
- Laundry Is a Tough Town: Part 2 (1982) ... Fisherman
 1981 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Bartender
- The Meek Shall Inherit Rhonda (1981) ... Bartender
 1981 Smokey Bites the Dust
Caesar Camaro
 1981 American Pop
Palumbo
 1980 The Asphalt Cowboy (TV Movie)
Fat man
 1980 Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype
Sgt. Gurnisht Hilfn
 1980 The Bad News Bears (TV Series)
Grandpa Wally
- Old Timers' Day (1980) ... Grandpa Wally
 1979 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
Shooting Gallery Barker
- Crackers (1979) ... Shooting Gallery Barker
 1978 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Mexican Man
- Escape from Los Santos (1978) ... Mexican Man
 1978 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)
Nogow
 1978 Hanging on a Star
Tip
 1978 Evening in Byzantium (TV Movie)
Sine
 1978 Rabbit Test
Mr. Sanchez
 1977 Flush
 1975-1977 Police Woman (TV Series)
Butcher / Lincoln
- Merry Christmas Waldo (1977) ... Butcher
- Nothing Left to Lose (1975) ... Lincoln
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Second Citizen
 1977 Cover Girls (TV Movie)
Tourist in Bus
 1974-1977 McCloud (TV Series)
Winegar / Bum
- The Great Taxicab Stampede (1977) ... Winegar
- The Concrete Jungle Caper (1974) ... Bum
 1977 American Raspberry
Count
 1976 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Aide
- Tour De Force, Killer Aboard (1976) ... Aide
 1976 Car Wash
Man Behind Ken
 1976 McNaughton's Daughter (TV Movie)
 1975 Joe Forrester (TV Series)
 1975 Barbary Coast (TV Series)
Freddy
- Sharks Eat Sharks (1975) ... Freddy (uncredited)
 1972-1975 Columbo (TV Series)
Arthur - Hot Dog Vendor / Bartender / Photographer at Practice
- Identity Crisis (1975) ... Arthur - Hot Dog Vendor (uncredited)
- A Friend in Deed (1974) ... Bartender (uncredited)
- The Most Crucial Game (1972) ... Photographer at Practice (uncredited)
 1975 The Four Deuces
George
 1975 Kojak (TV Series)
Benny
- The Trade-Off (1975) ... Benny (uncredited)
 1970-1974 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Fat Man / Gonzales
- The Subway Story (1974) ... Fat Man (uncredited)
- Oscar's Ulcer (1970) ... Gonzales
 1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
The Monk
- The Zombie (1974) ... The Monk
 1974 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
2nd Passenger
- Nuclear Alert (1974) ... 2nd Passenger (uncredited)
 1974 Honky Tonk (TV Movie)
Lout
 1974 Blazing Saddles
Convict (uncredited)
 1973 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Man / Watchman
- Nguyen (1973) ... Man
- The Tortoise Dance (1973) ... Watchman
 1973 Adam-12 (TV Series)
John Wager / Gerald Wilson
- West Valley Division (1973) ... John Wager
- Keeping Tabs (1973) ... Gerald Wilson
 1973 Ironside (TV Series)
Vendor
- The Best Laid Plans (1973) ... Vendor
 1972 Bonanza (TV Series)
Juror
- The Hidden Enemy (1972) ... Juror (uncredited)
 1972 Emergency! (TV Series)
Neighbor
- Fuzz Lady (1972) ... Neighbor (uncredited)
 1972 Search (TV Series)
Man Walkng Up Stairs
- Live Men Tell Tales (1972) ... Man Walkng Up Stairs (uncredited)
 1972 Get to Know Your Rabbit
Fat Man with White Tie (uncredited)
 1966-1972 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Bartender
- Hidalgo (1972) ... Bartender (uncredited)
- The Noonday Devil (1970) ... Bartender (uncredited)
- The Mission (1966) ... Bartender (uncredited)
 1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Townsman / Waiter / Cantina Barfly / ...
- Jailbreak at Junction City (1971) ... Waiter (uncredited)
- The Legacy of Charlie O'Rourke (1971) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Journey from San Juan (1971) ... Cantina Barfly (uncredited)
- The Root of It All (1971) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Great Shell Game (1971) ... Mexican Townsman (uncredited)
 1965-1970 The Virginian (TV Series)
Barfly / Gang Member / Trapper / ...
- Follow the Leader (1970) ... Barfly (uncredited)
- With Love, Bullets and Valentines (1970) ... Gang Member (uncredited)
- A Bad Place to Die (1967) ... Barfly (uncredited)
- Long Ride to Wind River (1966) ... Trapper (uncredited)
- Legend for a Lawman (1965) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1970 The Cheyenne Social Club
Barfly (uncredited)
 1969 The Comic
Mexican Barfly (uncredited)
 1968 The Love Bug
Mexican Official (uncredited)
 1968 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Townsman
- Meeting in a Small Town (1968) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1966-1968 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Boxing Spectator / Townsman
- The Contender: Part 2 (1968) ... Boxing Spectator (uncredited)
- Pilot (1966) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1968 The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour (TV Series)
Various Characters (voice)
 1968 The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band
Burly Dakota Townsman (uncredited)
 1967 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Sailor
- Shanghai Kelly's Birthday Party (1967) ... Sailor (uncredited)
 1967 The Fastest Guitar Alive
Prescott Townsman (uncredited)
 1965-1967 F Troop (TV Series)
Smokey Bear / Happy Bear / Lookout / ...
- Is This Fort Really Necessary? (1967) ... Smokey Bear (uncredited)
- Our Brave in F Troop (1967) ... Smokey Bear (uncredited)
- The Majority of Wilton (1967) ... Smokey Bear (uncredited)
- Carpetbagging, Anyone? (1967) ... Smokey Bear (uncredited)
- Guns, Guns, Who's Got the Guns? (1967) ... Smokey Bear (uncredited)
 1967 Red Tomahawk
Townsman (uncredited)
 1966 Torn Curtain
Sceptical-Looking Airline Passenger (uncredited)
 1966 Laredo (TV Series)
Townsman
- The Treasure of San Diablo (1966) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1966 The Ugly Dachshund
Man with Bulldog (uncredited)
 1964 Robin and the 7 Hoods
Club Patron (uncredited)
 1963 Transylvania 6-5000 (Short)
Count Bloodcount (voice)
 1959-1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Waiter / Mobster in Car / 'Fats' Gilman / ...
- Junk Man (1963) ... Waiter (uncredited)
- Elegy (1962) ... Mobster in Car (uncredited)
- The Case Against Eliot Ness (1962) ... 'Fats' Gilman (uncredited)
- Star Witness (1960) ... Thug Checking Money (uncredited)
- The Noise of Death (1960) ... Oddsmaker in Background (uncredited)
 1963 I Was a Teenage Thumb (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1962 Gypsy
Wichita Audience Member (uncredited)
 1962 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Cantina Bartender (uncredited)
 1961 The Last Hungry Cat (Short)
Hitchcock-type Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1961 Too Late Blues
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1961 Outlaws (TV Series)
Bartender
- Sam Bass (1961) ... Bartender (uncredited)
 1960 The Bugs Bunny Show (TV Series)
Additional voices (voice)
 1959-1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Mulligan
- There Is an Island (1960) ... Mulligan
- Haunted (1959) ... Mulligan
 1960 Oklahoma Territory
Trial Spectator (uncredited)
 1960 Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus
Audience Member (uncredited)
 1960 Riverboat (TV Series)
Dock Worker
- Tampico Raid (1960) ... Dock Worker (uncredited)
 1960 Heller in Pink Tights
Stage Hand (uncredited)
 1959 This Man Dawson (TV Series)
- Fight Game (1959)
 1959 Man with a Camera (TV Series)
Mexican Vendor
- Missing (1959) ... Mexican Vendor (uncredited)
 1959 Compulsion
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1959 Arson for Hire
Hotdog Vendor
 1958 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Clothing Merchant
- Law and Order, Incorporated (1958) ... Clothing Merchant (uncredited)
 1958 Dragnet (TV Series)
 1958 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Man at Funeral
- The Kill (1958) ... Man at Funeral (uncredited)
 1958 The Saga of Hemp Brown
Townsman (uncredited)
 1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Pedro
- Dr. Alice (1958) ... Pedro
 1957 Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (TV Series)
Chief Atoga
- The Skull in the Stone (1957) ... Chief Atoga
 1957 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Farmer
- Efficiency Secretary (1957) ... Farmer
 1956 Rumble on the Docks
Brindo Associate (uncredited)
 1956 Naked Gun
Joe
 1956 Around the World in Eighty Days
Extra (uncredited)
 1955 Brave Eagle (TV Series)
 1955 Captain Midnight (TV Series)
Bandito
- Mission to Mexico (1955) ... Bandito
 1955 The Last Command
Bartender (uncredited)
 1955 Cult of the Cobra
Hotdog Stand Proprietor (uncredited)
 1955 Bride of the Monster
Drunk
 1955 Hell's Island (uncredited)
 1955 Timberjack
Barfly (uncredited)
 1953 Calamity Jane
Chicagoan (uncredited)
 1952 The Big Trees
Lumberman (uncredited)
 1951 Crazy Over Horses
Silent Man (uncredited)
 1951 The Thing from Another World
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1948 Bodyguard
Joe Torres - Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1947 Born to Kill
Delivery Boy (uncredited)
 1945 Crime, Inc.
Club Patron (uncredited)
 1943 Crazy House
Impersonator (uncredited)
 1940 Patient Porky (Short)
Various (voice, uncredited)
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Immigrated from Poland.

Star Sign:

Gemini

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