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Jan Peerce (1904–1984)

Jan Peerce was born on June 3, 1904 in New York City, New York, USA as Jacob Pincus Perlemuth. He was an actor, known for Hymn of the Nations (1944), Keep 'Em Rolling (1942) and On Your Radio Dial (1935). He was married to Alice Kalmanowitz. He died on December 15, 1984 in New York City. See full bio »

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 1969 Goodbye, Columbus
Uncle Manny
 1953 Opera vs. Jazz (TV Series)
Regular
 1953 Tonight We Sing
Gregory Lawrence (singing voice)
 1947 Something in the Wind
Tony
 1947 Carnegie Hall
Jan Peerce
 1939 Gals and Gallons (Short)
Jan Peerce
 1938 Latin Rhythm No. 6 (Short)
Singer
 1938 Carnival Show (Short)
Opera singing hot dog vendor
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Other Works:

Made his Broadway debut as Tevye in "Fiddler on the Roof" in late 1971, playing the part for the last few months of the play's eight-year run. In his 70s, he toured in the same role. See more »

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He was a favorite soloist of Arturo Toscanini's. Toscanini once asked him where his ancestors came from. When Peerce replied that they were from Russia and Poland, Toscanini said, "Impossible! They must have come through Italy on the way from Russia!". See more »

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Pinkie

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