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Walter Janovitz (1913–1997)

Walter Janovitz was born on January 18, 1913 in Teplitz-Schönau, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Hogan's Heroes (1965), The Jazz Singer (1980) and Billy the Kid Versus Dracula (1966). He died on May 27, 1997 in Corona, California, USA. See full bio »


(age 84) in Corona, California, USA

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Hogan's Heroes
Hogan's Heroes Oscar Schnitzer / German Vendor
The Jazz Singer
The Jazz Singer Rabbi Birnbaum
Billy the Kid Versus Dracula
The Hollywood Knights
The Hollywood Knights Martin Katzenberg


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 1982 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Old Man
- No Body's Perfect (1982) ... Old Man (as Walter Janowitz)
 1982 Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again
Elderly Man in Charity Ward (as Walter Janowitz)
 1976-1982 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Sam Belinkoff / Ivan Kessler / Stefan Mederling / ...
- Landmark: Part 3 (1982) ... Sam Belinkoff (as Walter Janowitz)
- Homeless (1981) ... Sam Belinkoff (as Walter Janowitz)
- Strip Joint (1979) ... Ivan Kessler (as Walter Janowitz)
- Toys (1978) ... Stefan Mederling (as Walter Janowitz)
- Hash (1976) ... Janusz Makowski (as Walter Janowitz)
 1980-1981 Flo (TV Series)
German #2
- No Men's Land (1981)
- Deserted Islands (1980) ... German #2 (as Walter Janowitz)
 1981 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Card Player
- Mister Hero (1981) ... Card Player (as Walter Janowitz)
 1980 The Jazz Singer
Rabbi Birnbaum (as Walter Janowitz)
 1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Old Immigrant Man
- A Mile in My Shoes (1980) ... Old Immigrant Man (as Walter Janowitz)
 1980 The Hollywood Knights
Martin Katzenberg (as Walter Janowitz)
 1979 The Frisco Kid
Old Amish Man (as Walter Janowitz)
 1979 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
- The Confession (1979) ... Carl (as Walter Janowitz)
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
- Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew Meet Dracula, Part I (1977) ... Waiter (as Walter Jonowitz)
 1971 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Judge #1
- Fat Farm (1971) ... (uncredited)
- They Use Horse Radish, Don't They (1971) ... Judge #1
 1965-1970 Hogan's Heroes (TV Series)
Oscar Schnitzer / German Vendor
- Operation Tiger (1970) ... Oscar Schnitzer (as Walter Janowitz)
- Kommandant Schultz (1970) ... Oscar Schnitzer (as Walter Janowitz)
- The Experts (1970) ... Oscar Schnitzer (uncredited)
- The Kommandant Dies at Dawn (1969) ... German Vendor
- The Purchasing Plan (1969) ... Oscar Schnitzer
 1968-1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Doctor / 1st Guard
- The Old Who Came in from the Spy (1969) ... Doctor
- Locked in the Cradle of the Keep (1968) ... 1st Guard
 1969 Wake Me When the War Is Over (TV Movie)
Train Conductor (as Walter Janowitz)
 1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Head Waiter
- The Attorney (1969) ... Head Waiter
 1969 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Dr. Maurice
- Lucy and the Great Airport Chase (1969) ... Dr. Maurice
 1968 Assignment to Kill
Waiter (uncredited)
 1967 I Spy (TV Series)
- The Honorable Assassins (1967) ... Herr (as Walter Janowitz)
 1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Baggage Clerk
- The Danish Blue Affair (1966) ... Baggage Clerk
 1966 The Monkees (TV Series)
Pop Harper
- Monkee vs. Machine (1966) ... Pop Harper (as Walter Janowitz)
 1966 Torn Curtain
Elderly Man on Bus (uncredited)
 1966 Billy the Kid Versus Dracula
Franz Oster (as Walter Janowitz)
 1966 Our Man Flint
German Diplomat (uncredited)
 1965 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
The Chemist
- The Girl Next Door Is a Spy (1965) ... The Chemist (as Walter Janowitz)
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Yacht's Captain
- Who Killed Davidian Jonas? (1964) ... Yacht's Captain (as Walter Janowitz)
 1964 36 Hours
Dr. Metzler (uncredited)
 1964 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
- Martin and the Eternal Triangle (1964) ... Lazlo (as Walter Janowitz)
 1964 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
- First Addition (1964)
 1963 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Dr. Lefcourt
- The Case of the Floating Stones (1963) ... Dr. Lefcourt
 1963 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Mr. Hodgekiss
- Don't Laugh at Horses (1963) ... Mr. Hodgekiss (as Walter Janowitz)
 1963 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Sánron Bogrov
- Allie (1963) ... Sánron Bogrov
 1963 Combat! (TV Series)
Cafe Owner
- The Quiet Warrior (1963) ... Cafe Owner (as Walter Janowitz)
 1963 G.E. True (TV Series)
Martin Hassler
- O.S.I. (1963) ... Martin Hassler
 1962 The Gallant Men (TV Series)
Capt. Heffler
- Fury in a Quiet Village (1962) ... Capt. Heffler

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Walter Janowitz | Walter Jonowitz

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