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Philip Loeb (I) (1892–1955)

Mr. Loeb returned to Broadway following his unjust firing from "The Goldbergs". He starred in the Broadway production of "Time Out for Ginger" and was appearing in the play's touring company at the time of his suicide in the Hotel Taft in New York on September 1, 1955. Had he lived a few days longer he would have learned that the FBI had decided ... See full bio »

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A Double Life
A Double Life Max Lasker
Room Service
Room Service Timothy Hogarth
The Goldbergs
The Goldbergs Jake Goldberg
Syncopated City
Syncopated City Mr. Loeb


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 1949 Suspense (TV Series)
 1948 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
- Joy to the World (1948)
 1938 Sweethearts
Samuel Silver (uncredited)
 1938 Room Service
Timothy Hogarth
 1934 Syncopated City (Short)
Mr. Loeb
 1934 Howd' Ya Like That? (Short)
Minor role (uncredited)
 1933 The Mild West (Short)
Elite Beauty Shoppe Owner
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (1 credit)
 1938 Room Service (contributing writer - uncredited)
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 1938 Room Service (assistant to the director)

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Stage Play: Night Music. Drama. Written by Clifford Odets. Directed by Harold Clurman. Broadhurst Theatre: 22 Feb 1940- 9 Mar 1940 (20 performances). Cast included: Elia Kazan, Sanford Meisner, Jane Wyatt. See more »

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He was blacklisted during the "Red Scare" of the early 1950s, though charges against him were never proven. He declared under oath that he was never a member of the Communist Party and despite co-star Gertrude Berg's efforts to keep him, The Goldbergs (1949)'s sponsor General Foods and CBS executives made it clear that either he'd leave or the show would be yanked off the air. With its switch to ... See more »

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