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Ellis Rabb (1930–1998)


Ellis Rabb was born on June 20, 1930 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Great Performances (1971), The Royal Family (1977) and Cheers (1982). He was married to Rosemary Harris. He died on January 11, 1998 in Memphis. See full bio »

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Known For

Great Performances
(1974-1984)
The Royal Family
The Royal Family Tony Cavendish
(1977)
Cheers
Cheers Eric Finch
(1982)
The Dain Curse
The Dain Curse Joseph Haldorn
(1978)

Filmography

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 1986 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Ramsey Headley
- To Tell the Truth (1986) ... Ramsey Headley
 1982 Cheers (TV Series)
Eric Finch
- The Spy Who Came in for a Cold One (1982) ... Eric Finch
 1979 A Life in the Theater (TV Movie)
Robert
 1979 The Waltons (TV Series)
Window washer
- The Parting (1979) ... Window washer
 1978 The Dain Curse (TV Mini-Series)
Joseph Haldorn
 1977 The Royal Family (TV Movie)
Tony Cavendish
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
Yakov
- Enemies (1974) ... Yakov
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 1974-1984 Great Performances (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Enemies (1974)
 1977 The Royal Family (TV Movie)
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 1974-1984 Great Performances (TV Series) (director - 2 episodes)
- You Can't Take It with You (1984) ... (director: original stage production)
- Enemies (1974) ... (director: original stage production)
 1977 The Royal Family (TV Movie) (director: stage production)
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 1974 Great Performances (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Enemies (1974) ... (adaptation)
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 2003 Setting the Bar: A Conversation with Ted Danson (Video documentary short)
Eric Finch (uncredited)
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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »
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Won Broadway's 1976 Tony Award as Best Director (Play) for a revival of "The Royal Family." He had been previously nominated as Best Director (Dramatic) in 1966 for a revival of "You Can't Take It with You." See more »

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Gemini

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