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Davy Kaye (1916–1998)

Davy Kaye was born on April 25, 1916 in London, England as David Kodeish. He was an actor, known for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1972) and The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963). He was married to Hazel Wilson. He died on February 3, 1998 in Paradise Island, Bahamas. See full bio »
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 1990 You Rang, M'Lord? (TV Series)
King Boris of Dalmatia
- Royal Flush (1990) ... King Boris of Dalmatia
 1982 Young Sherlock: The Mystery of the Manor House (TV Series)
Natty Dan
- The Young Master (1982) ... Natty Dan
 1981 Sapphire & Steel (TV Series)
Lord Mullrine
- Doctor McDee Must Die: Part 6 (1981) ... Lord Mullrine
- Doctor McDee Must Die: Part 5 (1981) ... Lord Mullrine
- Doctor McDee Must Die: Part 4 (1981) ... Lord Mullrine
- Doctor McDee Must Die: Part 3 (1981) ... Lord Mullrine
- Doctor McDee Must Die: Part 2 (1981) ... Lord Mullrine
 1975 Am laufenden Band (TV Series)
Singer
- Episode #2.2 (1975) ... Singer
 1974 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Sam Bloomfield
- Paperwork (1974) ... Sam Bloomfield
 1971 The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins
Guest Appearance (segment "Sloth")
 1970 Hans Christian Anderson (TV Movie)
 1970 Satan's Harvest
Trigger
 1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Roxell
- The Three Virgins of Rome (1969) ... Roxell
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series)
Al Kaye
- Tip-Toes (1968) ... Al Kaye
 1968 The Biggest Bundle of Them All
Davey Collins (as Davey Kaye)
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Goldie
- A Tank of Fish (1965) ... Goldie
 1964 Crooks in Cloisters
Specs
 1964 Juke Box Jury (TV Series)
 1963 The World Ten Times Over
Compère
 1963 The Wrong Arm of the Law
Trainer King
 1962 The Pot Carriers
Mouse
 1960 The Millionairess
Tommy True (uncredited)
 1956 Fun at St. Fanny's
Ferdy
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Resident comedian, Embassy Club, London. 1954-1968 See more »

Alternate Names:

Davey Kaye

Height:

4' 11" (1.5 m)
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British comic actor with East End Jewish roots. At a height of just 4 foot 11 inches, he was considered too small for military service in World War II. Allegedly, the examining medical officer informed him that "When we declare war on pygmies - we'll send for you." Kaye became a popular performer in variety and revue shows, eventually joining the BBC. From 1954 to 1968, he was the resident late ... See more »

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Taurus

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