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Meinhardt Raabe (1915–2010)


Raabe was born in Watertown, Wisconsin, in 1915. In 1934, he was a member of the Midget City cast at the Chicago World's Fair. The money from his appearances at the fair and other places was how he paid for his bachelor's in accounting and master's in business administration. His wife, Marie Hartline, worked for a vaudeville show called Rose's ... See full bio »

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 1939 The Wizard of Oz
Munchkin Coroner (uncredited)
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 2009 The Yellow Brick Road and Beyond (Video documentary) (special thanks - as Meinhardt Rabbe)
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 2009 Hollywood Celebrates Its Biggest Little Stars! (Video short)
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 2009 The Yellow Brick Road and Beyond (Video documentary)
Himself (as Meinhardt Rabbe)
 2005 Because of the Wonderful Things It Does: The Legacy of Oz (Video documentary short)
Himself
 2005 Entertainment Tonight (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 19 October 2005 (2005) ... Himself
 2005 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #4.17 (2005) ... Himself
 2001 Memories of Oz (TV Special short documentary)
Himself
 1999 The Daily Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Michael J. Fox (1999) ... Himself
 1997 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Judy Garland: Beyond the Rainbow (1997) ... Himself
 1994 I Married a Munchkin (Documentary short)
Himself (uncredited)
 1993 We're Off to See the Munchkins (Video documentary)
Himself
 1990 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1982 Little People (Documentary)
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 2011 Underground Entertainment: The Movie (Documentary)
Meinhardt
 2009 To Oz! The Making of a Classic (Video documentary short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Was the "Oscar Meyer Weenie Chef" in Oscar Meyer commercials. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

Meinhardt Rabbe

Height:

4' 7" (1.4 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

He was only 3 foot 6 aged 21 in 1937 but grew another 1 foot 1 inches over the next few years to reach a maximum height of 4 foot 7 . See more »

Trademark:

Best known as the Munchkin Coroner in The Wizard of Oz (1939).

Nickname:

Meiny

Star Sign:

Virgo

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