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George Givot (1903–1984)

Dapper American character actor and radio personality, born in Omaha, Nebraska. After attending Chicago University, Givot entered show business as a comedian with the Ziegfeld Follies. His particular forte was mimicking a variety of ethnic dialects. Performing in vaudeville and in nightclubs, he scored an immediate hit with his comic creation, the... See full bio »

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 1963 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
 1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Pablo
- Save Me in San Salvador (1959) ... Pablo
 1958 Date with the Angels (TV Series)
Train Conductor
- The Train (1958) ... Train Conductor
 1957 China Gate
Cpl. Pigalle
 1957 Blondie (TV Series)
Top Coat
- The Payoff Money (1957) ... Top Coat
 1956 The Girl Can't Help It
Lucas (uncredited)
 1956 Miracle in the Rain
Headwaiter
 1956 The People's Choice (TV Series)
Vittorio Cellini
- Sock and the Movie Offer (1956) ... Vittorio Cellini
 1956 The Benny Goodman Story
Jake Primo
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Nicholas / Kurt Alandorf
- The Fabulous Sycamores (1955) ... Nicholas
- All That Glitters (1955) ... Kurt Alandorf
 1955 Ain't Misbehavin'
Greek Boatman
 1955 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Restaurant Owner
- Girl in the Jeep (1955) ... Restaurant Owner
 1955 Lady and the Tramp
Tony (voice)
 1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
Pruneda
- The Man Nobody Wanted (1955) ... Pruneda
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
'Bonus' Morgan
- Numbers and Figures (1955) ... 'Bonus' Morgan
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Ringmaster
- The Clown (1955) ... Ringmaster
 1955 Topper (TV Series)
Keech
- Topper Makes a Movie (1955) ... Keech
 1955 So This Is Hollywood (TV Series)
 1955 The Racers
Baron (uncredited)
 1954 Climax! (TV Series)
 1954 The Mickey Rooney Show (TV Series)
Quinsat
- Double Trouble (1954) ... Quinsat
 1953-1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
George
- Domestic Tranquility (1953) ... George
- The Day the Greek's Was Closed (1953) ... George
 1953 Three Sailors and a Girl
Emilio Rossi
 1953 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
Francois
- The Man Who Came to Murder (1953) ... Francois
 1953 Lost in a Turkish Bath (Short)
Bertram Fairweather, Bathhouse Owner
 1952 April in Paris
François
 1952 My Little Margie (TV Series)
Willie Walker / Luscious Lou
- Missing Link (1952) ... Willie Walker
- Insurance (1952) ... Luscious Lou
 1952 Captain Pirate
Tomas Velasquez
 1949 Versatile Varieties (TV Series)
Emcee (1949)
 1947 Riffraff
Major Rues
 1943 The Falcon and the Co-eds
Dr. Anatole Graelich
 1943 Government Girl
Count Bodinsky (uncredited)
 1943 Behind the Rising Sun
Boris
 1943 Leather Burners
Sam Bucktoe
 1943 Two Saplings (Short)
 1942 Flying with Music
Harry Bernard
 1941 Fiesta
Fernando Gómez
 1940 Young as You Feel
Boris Mousilvitch
 1939 Hollywood Cavalcade
Englishman
 1937 Beg, Borrow or Steal
Izmanov
 1937 45 Fathers
Prof. Bellini
 1937 Conquest
Constant (uncredited)
 1937 Thin Ice
Alex
 1937 Wake Up and Live
Manager
 1937 The Hit Parade
Herman
 1937 Step Lively, Jeeves!
Prince Boris Caminov
 1936 The White Hope (Short)
George
 1936 Riffraff
Markis
 1935 Paddy O'Day
Mischa Petrovitch
 1934 Hollywood Party
Liondora aka Grand Royal Duke
 1934 Ed Sullivan's Headliners (Short)
Greek Restaurant Owner
 1934 Roast-Beef and Movies (Short)
Gus Parkyurkarkus
 1934 Howd' Ya Like That? (Short)
Greek Sailot
 1933 The Chief
Greek Clothing Merchant
 1933 Gobs of Fun (Short)
Greek Sailor
 1933 Nothing Ever Happens (Short)
Chef (uncredited)
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(1940s) Radio: Appeared as a regular panelist on "Stop Me if You've Heard This One". Contestants won cash prizes if one of the panelists (Givot, Cal Tinney, Lew Lehr, Morey Amsterdam or, later in the run, Benny Rubin), couldn't finish a joke that the master of ceremonies started. See more »
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