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Lou Jacobi (1913–2009)

Lou Jacobi was born on December 28, 1913 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Louis Harold Jacobovitch. He was an actor, known for Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972), Irma la Douce (1963) and Avalon (1990). He was married to Ruth Ludwin. He died on October 23, 2009 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Irma la Douce
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Avalon Gabriel Krichinsky
The Diary of Anne Frank
The Diary of Anne Frank Mr. Hans Van Daan


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 1992 Deep Dish TV (TV Movie)
 1989 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Sam Haber
- Leave It to Geezer (1989) ... Sam Haber
 1988 Great Performances (TV Series)
Jacob Glutz
 1987 If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium (TV Movie)
Ed Blye
 1986 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Mayor R. Van Winkle
- The Day the Kids Took Over (1986) ... Mayor R. Van Winkle
 1986 Melba (TV Series)
- The Girls Are Back in Town (1986) ... Jack
- My Shadow and Me (1986) ... Jack
- Mother Knows Best (1986) ... Jack
- The Triangle (1986) ... Jack
- Mothers and Other Strangers (1986) ... Jack
 1986 Comedy Factory (TV Series)
'Stormtrooper' Bernie Sagowitz
- The Arena (1986) ... 'Stormtrooper' Bernie Sagowitz
 1985 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Rabbi Singer
- Cheers (1985) ... Rabbi Singer
 1983-1985 Too Close for Comfort (TV Series)
- Devereaux & Son (1985) ... Paul
- The Return of Mr. Wonderful (1984) ... Paul
- Briefly at the Counter (1983) ... Paul
 1985 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Aaron Seymour
- American Dream (1985) ... Aaron Seymour
 1985 Joanna (TV Movie)
 1984 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Harvey Turman
- Pain Killer (1984) ... Harvey Turman
 1982 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
- In the Bag (1982) ... Waiter
 1982 Off Your Rocker (TV Movie)
Max Adler
 1979 King of Kensington (TV Series)
- Pawn to King Four (1979) ... Spivakofski
 1979 Better Late Than Never (TV Movie)
Milton Cohen
 1976 Ivan the Terrible (TV Series)
Ivan Petrovsky
- Ivan's Out of Work (1976) ... Ivan Petrovsky
 1976 The Rear Guard (TV Movie)
Sergeant Max Raskin
 1975 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
 1975 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Harry Tannenbaum
- Stakeout (1975) ... Harry Tannenbaum
 1969-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series) (segment "Love and the Suspicious Husband") / Morris Green (segment "Love and the Old Swingers") / (segment "Love and the Anniversary Crisis") / ...
- Love and the Boss/Love and the Jury/Love and the Logical Explanation/Love and the Pregnancy (1971) ... Howard Billingsley (segment "Love and the Boss")
- Love and the Living Doll/Love and the Letter/Love and the Joker/Love and the Unlikely Couple (1969) ... Mr. Silversmith (segment "Love and the Unlikely Couple")
 1973 Coffee, Tea or Me? (TV Movie)
 1972 The Judge and Jake Wyler (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Wolfson
 1971 The Courtship of Eddie's Father (TV Series)
Frank Hausman
- Tell It Like I'm Telling You It Is (1971) ... Frank Hausman
 1971 Decisions! Decisions! (TV Movie)
Lt. Ettinger
 1971 Allan (TV Movie)
Harold Fisher
 1970 Somerset (TV Series)
Mac Wells (1975-1976)
 1969 That Girl (TV Series)
Leo Schneider
- Mission Improbable: Part 2 (1969) ... Leo Schneider
- Mission Improbable: Part 1 (1969) ... Leo Schneider
 1968 That's Life (TV Series)
- Moving In (1968)
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series)
- Olympus 7-0000 (1966) ... Comedian
 1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Arum Tertunian
- The Nowhere Affair (1966) ... Arum Tertunian
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Archie Vasoulian
- The Trouble with Archie (1965) ... Archie Vasoulian
 1965 Kibbee Hates Fitch (TV Movie)
Arthur Fitch
 1965 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Lou Sorrell
- Young Man with a Shoehorn (1965) ... Lou Sorrell
 1963-1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Dr. Glover / Lt. Wolfson
- Ten Minutes from Now (1964) ... Dr. Glover
- Dear Uncle George (1963) ... Lt. Wolfson
 1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Hans Brower
- Season for Vengeance (1963) ... Hans Brower
 1962 The Defenders (TV Series)
Mr. Schwartz
- Grandma TNT (1962) ... Mr. Schwartz
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Volpone (1960) ... Corvino
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- Child of Our Time (1959) ... Puigdellevol
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Joseph Varga
- The Peddler (1959) ... Joseph Varga
 1955 Miss Patterson (TV Movie)
Sam Grouch
 1954 Willie the Squouse (TV Movie)
 1953-1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Milton Cassal
- Gramma Brenn (1954) ... Milton Cassal
- My Favorite Aunt (1953)
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Stage: Appeared (as "Ben Chambers") in "Norman, Is That You?". Written by Ron Clark and Sam Bobrick. Scenic Design by William and Jean Eckart. Directed by George Abbott. Lyceum Theatre: 19 Mar 1970-28 Mar 1970 (12 performances + 20 previews). Cast: Dorothy Emmerson (as "Mary"), Martin Huston (as "Norman Chambers"; final Broadway role)... See more »

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He played Peter van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) while his grandson Scott Jacoby played Peter's son Hans van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank (1980). See more »

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