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Len Lesser (1922–2011)


Len Lesser was born on December 3, 1922 in New York City, New York, USA as Leonard King Lesser. He was an actor, known for Papillon (1973), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) and Kelly's Heroes (1970). He was married to Janice Burrell. He died on February 16, 2011 in Burbank, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2009 Castle (TV Series)
Neighbour
- Nanny McDead (2009) ... Neighbour
 2008 Turbo Dates (TV Series)
- Avatar
 2008 'Til Death (TV Series)
Gus
- Speed Bumps (2008) ... Gus
 2007 Cold Case (TV Series)
Elmer Gibbins '07
 2007 The Wedding Bells (TV Series)
Peppy Miller
- For Whom the Bells Toll (2007) ... Peppy Miller
 2005 ER (TV Series)
Woody Ebbots
- Two Ships (2005) ... Woody Ebbots
 2005 Frankenstein & the Werewolf Reborn!
Inspector Krol
 2005 Raw Footage
Grampa Joey
 2004 Quintuplets (TV Series)
Morty
- Battle of the Bands (2004) ... Morty
 1996-2004 Everybody Loves Raymond (TV Series)
Garvin
- Debra at the Lodge (2004) ... Garvin
- The Bachelor Party (2003) ... Garvin
- Who Am I? (2002) ... Garvin
- Pet the Bunny (2002) ... Garvin
- The Skit (2002) ... Garvin
 2003 Rock Me, Baby (TV Series)
Harvey
- Prior Engagement (2003) ... Harvey
 2003 Baadasssss!
Manny & Mort Goldberg
 2003 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Uncle Jimmy
- The Comedy Stylings of Rivers & Red (2003) ... Uncle Jimmy
 2002 Today You Are a Fountain Pen (Short)
Grandpa Sam
 2001 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Eugene
- Tick-Tock Hilda's Clock (2001) ... Eugene
 1999 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
- Books (1999)
 1998 The List (Short)
Thomas
 1998 Smart Guy (TV Series)
Sidney
- Love Bug (1998) ... Sidney
 1991-1998 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Uncle Leo / Leo
- The Finale (1998) ... Uncle Leo
- The Bookstore (1998) ... Uncle Leo
- The Package (1996) ... Uncle Leo
- The Shower Head (1996) ... Uncle Leo
- The Doodle (1995) ... Uncle Leo
 1998 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Waiter
- Caroline and the Sandwich (1998) ... Waiter
 1998 True Friends
Mr. Slotnick
 1997 Life with Roger (TV Series)
Mr. Mitchell
- Dial M for Muffin (1997) ... Mr. Mitchell
 1997 Mad About You (TV Series)
Uncle Arnold
- Citizen Buchman (1997) ... Uncle Arnold
 1997 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Arnie Heck
- B & B's B'n B (1997) ... Arnie Heck
 1996 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
Preacher
- Independence Day (1996) ... Preacher
 1995 Platypus Man (TV Series)
Rabbi Rosenbaum
- Lower East Side Story (1995) ... Rabbi Rosenbaum
 1994 Rave Review
Al
 1991 Babes (TV Series)
Eberhardt
- 11 Angry Men and Charlene (1991) ... Eberhardt
 1991 thirtysomething (TV Series)
Mr. Sidel
- A Wedding (1991) ... Mr. Sidel
 1990 Ain't No Way Back
Papa Campbell
 1990 Mob Boss (Video)
Don Caglianoti
 1990 Tour of Duty (TV Series)
Clayton - WWII Vet
- Payback (1990) ... Clayton - WWII Vet (uncredited)
 1990 Faith
Uncle Sal
 1989 Spy (TV Movie)
Dr. Obediah Stern
 1988 Grandmother's House
Grandfather
 1988 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Professor McCloud
- False Faces (1988) ... Professor McCloud
 1985 Airwolf (TV Series)
Villain
- Annie Oakley (1985) ... Villain
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Old Grave Robber
- Mummy Daddy (1985) ... Old Grave Robber
 1983 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Anthony Torrance
- Steele Knuckles and Glass Jaws (1983) ... Anthony Torrance
 1983 Whiz Kids (TV Series)
Arab
- Deadly Access (1983) ... Arab
 1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
 1981 Through the Magic Pyramid (TV Movie)
Naktah
 1981 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Slater
- Details at Eleven (1981) ... Slater
 1981 Death Hunt
Lewis
 1980 Enos (TV Series)
Solly
- Grits and Greens Strike Again (1980) ... Solly
 1979 The Main Event
Trainer At Big Bear
 1978 Someone's Watching Me! (TV Movie)
Burly Man
 1978 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
DeGroot
- The Last Six Hours (1978) ... DeGroot
 1978 Police Story (TV Series)
Mr. Marcovicci
- A Chance to Live (1978) ... Mr. Marcovicci
 1978 House Calls
Waiter
 1977 The Amazing Spider-Man (TV Series)
Henchman
- Spider-Man (1977) ... Henchman
 1977 Ruby
Barney
 1977 Joyride to Nowhere
Charlie
 1977 Moonshine County Express
Scoggins
 1977 Code R (TV Series)
Leo
- The Drifter (1977) ... Leo
 1977 Supervan
Banks
 1975-1976 Switch (TV Series)
Pelky / Salesman
- Maggie's Hero (1976) ... Pelky
- The James Caan Con (1975) ... Salesman
 1976 Wonderbug (TV Series)
 1976 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Benny Carr
- Point of Law (1976) ... Benny Carr
 1975 The Ghost Busters (TV Series)
Mr. 'C'
- The Canterville Ghost (1975) ... Mr. 'C'
 1975 Barbary Coast (TV Series)
Clerk
- Crazy Cats (1975) ... Clerk
 1975 The Big Rip-Off (TV Movie)
Phil
 1975 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Colby
- Say Goodbye to Jennifer (1975) ... Colby
 1974 Medical Center (TV Series)
Sam
- Three on a Tightrope (1974) ... Sam
 1974 Kojak (TV Series)
Hinton / Mr. Morgan
- Nursemaid (1974) ... Hinton
- Therapy in Dynamite (1974) ... Mr. Morgan
 1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Crowley
 1974 Death Wish
Cop at the Precinct (uncredited)
 1974 Truck Stop Women
Winter
 1974 It's Good to Be Alive (TV Movie)
Man at Accident
 1974 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
Mr. Schwab
- Clink Shrink (1974) ... Mr. Schwab
 1973 Papillon
Guard
 1973 Slither
Jogger
 1972 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Burns
 1972 The Delphi Bureau (TV Series)
Mockthornton
- The White Plague Project (1972) ... Mockthornton
 1972 Dirty Little Billy
Slits
 1970-1972 Bonanza (TV Series)
Fancher / Fred Gaskell
- Heritage of Anger (1972) ... Fancher
- Caution, Easter Bunny Crossing (1970) ... Fred Gaskell
 1971 Ironside (TV Series)
Frank Bender
- But When She Was Bad, ... (1971) ... Frank Bender
 1971 The Partners (TV Series)
Novack
- North Is Now South (1971) ... Novack
 1971 All in the Family (TV Series)
Billy Pendergast
- Success Story (1971) ... Billy Pendergast
 1971 Blood and Lace
Tom Kredge
 1970 Kelly's Heroes
Platoon Sgt. Bellamy
 1970 Green Acres (TV Series)
Man
- Uncle Fedor (1970) ... Man
 1969 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
Supervisor
- Rules Is Rules (1969) ... Supervisor
 1969 The Outsider (TV Series)
Max Davenport
- The Old School Tie (1969) ... Max Davenport
 1969 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
Prisoner
- Brainwash (1969) ... Prisoner
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Rex Hajuk
- The Gates of Cerberus (1968) ... Rex Hajuk
 1968 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Spider
- Prince of the Oyster Pirates (1968) ... Spider
 1967 The Second Hundred Years (TV Series)
Norton
- The Abominable Iceman (1967) ... Norton
 1966-1967 The Monkees (TV Series)
Red / George
- Monkees in Texas (1967) ... Red
- Monkees in a Ghost Town (1966) ... George
 1965-1967 Get Smart (TV Series)
Vogel / Luden / Rudolph
- The Spirit Is Willing (1967) ... Vogel
- The Decoy (1966) ... Luden
- Satan Place (1965) ... Rudolph
 1967 The Last Challenge
Ed the Bartender (uncredited)
 1967 Mr. Terrific (TV Series)
Novnik
- The Sultan Has Five Wives (1967) ... Novnik
 1967 That Girl (TV Series)
Guard
 1967 How I Spent My Summer Vacation (TV Movie)
The Greek
 1966 Run Buddy Run (TV Series)
Lou
- The Bank Holdup (1966) ... Lou
 1966 Love on a Rooftop (TV Series)
Junk Shop Owner
- The Big Brass Bed (1966) ... Junk Shop Owner
 1966 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Ghost
- The Price of Death (1966) ... Ghost
 1966 Fireball 500
Man in Garage
 1966 Laredo (TV Series)
Dirk
- A Very Small Assignment (1966) ... Dirk
 1965-1966 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
Carlo / Hank
- Humbug, Mrs. Brown (1965) ... Hank
 1966 The Munsters (TV Series)
Manikoo
- Big Heap Herman (1966) ... Manikoo
 1965 Honey West (TV Series)
Mr. Crimm
- In the Bag (1965) ... Mr. Crimm
 1965 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Lieutenant Bentley
- Then I, and You, and All of Us Fell Down (1965) ... Lieutenant Bentley
 1965 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Mason
- Night of the Casual Killer (1965) ... Mason
 1965 McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force
NKVD commissar
 1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Le Bombard
- Escape into Jeopardy (1965) ... Le Bombard
 1965 The Rogues (TV Series)
Priest
- Grave Doubts (1965) ... Priest
 1965 Kentucky Jones (TV Series)
Shoelace
- Bad Penny (1965) ... Shoelace
 1964 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Sforza Water & Power worker
- The Invisibles (1964) ... Sforza Water & Power worker
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Biggy
- An Echo of Conscience (1964) ... Biggy
 1964 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
Varnes
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series)
Orley Baldwin
- Billy Hart (1963) ... Orley Baldwin
 1963 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV Series)
Wes Matlock
- The Day of the Giants (1963) ... Wes Matlock
 1962-1963 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Detective Sam / Leo
- Kincaid (1963) ... Detective Sam
- Bandwagon (1962) ... Leo
 1962 Smog
Lelio Marpicati
 1962 Birdman of Alcatraz
Burns (uncredited)
 1959-1962 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Big Mike / Legs
- The Nine Lives of Freddie (1962) ... Big Mike
- Cauliflower and the Kidnappers (1959) ... Legs
 1961 The Investigators (TV Series)
Puppeteer
- In a Mirror, Darkly (1961) ... Puppeteer
 1961 Holiday Lodge (TV Series)
Charlie
- The Secret Convention (1961) ... Charlie
 1961 Hennesey (TV Series)
Chief Petty Officer
- The Specialist (1961) ... Chief Petty Officer
 1961 Hong Kong (TV Series)
Carl
- Lesson in Fear (1961) ... Carl
 1960 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Gunther
- A Seat on the Fence (1960) ... Gunther
 1960 Lock Up (TV Series)
Carl Kincaid
- The Seventh Hour (1960) ... Carl Kincaid
 1960 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Frank Holloway
- Blood on the Money (1960) ... Frank Holloway
 1960 Bells Are Ringing
Charlie Bessemer (uncredited)
 1960 Please Don't Eat the Daisies
Waiter at Sardi's (uncredited)
 1960 Hotel de Paree (TV Series)
Cleve Turnbull
- Hard Luck for Sundance (1960) ... Cleve Turnbull
 1960 The Detectives (TV Series)
Jack Hasset
- Blue Fire (1960) ... Jack Hasset
 1960 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Hugh Dawson
- Eyewitness (1960) ... Hugh Dawson
 1959 The Grand Jury (TV Series)
 1959 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
Gunman
- Hijacked (1959) ... Gunman
 1959 The Man and the Challenge (TV Series)
Les
- The Visitors (1959) ... Les
 1959 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Lasser
- The Bamboo Curtain (1959) ... Lasser
 1959 Johnny Staccato (TV Series)
Prisoner
- The Wild Reed (1959) ... Prisoner
 1959 Tightrope (TV Series)
The Hood
- Man in the Middle (1959) ... The Hood (uncredited)
 1959 Crime & Punishment, USA
Desk Officer
 1958-1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Matt Kiley / Brad
- Traildust (1959) ... Matt Kiley
- The Widow of Paradise (1958) ... Brad
 1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Speaker
- Kill from Nowhere (1959) ... Speaker
 1959 M Squad (TV Series)
Red McShane
- Death Threat (1959) ... Red McShane
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
 1958-1959 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Muggsy McGurk / Second Bank Robber
- Ernie Kovacs Show (1959) ... Muggsy McGurk
- Bachelor TV Lives (1958) ... Second Bank Robber
 1959 Mackenzie's Raiders (TV Series)
Jack McCoy
- Blood on the Rio (1959) ... Jack McCoy
 1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Zig Segman
- Requiem for a Sucker (1959) ... Zig Segman
 1959 U.S. Marshal (TV Series)
Stan
- Federal Agent (1959) ... Stan
 1958 Some Came Running
Indianapolis Poker Player (uncredited)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Man with a Gun
- Old Man (1958) ... Man with a Gun
 1958 I Want to Live!
Charlie, Newspaperman (uncredited)
 1957-1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
First Card Player
- Storm Over Rapallo (1957) ... First Card Player
 1958 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Boldt
- Deliver the Body (1958) ... Boldt
 1957-1958 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Townsman / Townsman Listening to Dobie's Tirade
- Carmen (1958) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Sins of the Father (1957) ... Townsman Listening to Dobie's Tirade (uncredited)
 1958 Panic! (TV Series)
John Bates
- Survivors (1958) ... John Bates
 1958 The Brothers Karamazov
Jailer (uncredited)
 1958 Official Detective (TV Series)
Andrey
- Hijackers (1958) ... Andrey
 1957 The Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series)
Harry Nixdorf
- Federal Witness (1957) ... Harry Nixdorf
 1957 The Thin Man (TV Series)
 1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Thug
- Heart of Gold (1957) ... Thug
 1957 Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
Sam (uncredited)
 1957 This Could Be the Night
Piano Tuner (uncredited)
 1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Friedman
- Bitter Choice (1957) ... Friedman
 1957 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Close (1957)
 1956 The Rack
Officer (uncredited)
 1956 Lust for Life
Cartoonist (uncredited)
 1956 Somebody Up There Likes Me
Reporter at Sparring Session (uncredited)
 1955 Shack Out on 101
Perch
 1953 Man Against Crime (TV Series)
Hoodlum
- Third Rail (1953) ... Hoodlum (uncredited)
 1949 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- Two Sharp Knives (1949)
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Son of a Jewish grocer in the Bronx. Studied at City College in New York, graduating at the age of 19. Served with the U.S. Army in China, Burma and India during World War II. See more »

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