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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 15 April 1923Brooklyn, New York, USA
Date of Death 5 January 1982Los Angeles, California, USA  (heart attack)
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Harvey Lembeck was born on April 15, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Phil Silvers Show (1955), Stalag 17 (1953) and The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964). He was married to Caroline Dubs. He died on January 5, 1982 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Caroline Dubs (? - 5 January 1982) (his death) (2 children)

Trivia (7)

Father of Michael Lembeck.
Also father of Helaine Lembeck who performed in 14 episodes of Welcome Back, Kotter (1975), among others.
Dark, chunky, raucous comic actor of the 1950s and '60s who provided lip service in a wise-guy vein on stage ("Stalag 17"), screen (Stalag 17 (1953), all the Beach Party movies as the inept Hells' Angels-like Eric Von Zipper), and TV (The Phil Silvers Show (1955)). Very reminiscent of John Belushi.
Father-in-law of actress Lorna Patterson.
Ex-father-in-law of Barbara Deutsch.
New York University graduate of 1947, who got his start in show business as half of 'the Dancing Carrolls', before specializing in military comedy. His acclaimed performance in Stalag 17 (1953) reprised the role he had previously played on the stage.
US Army, WWII.

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