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Gene Saks (1921–2015)


Gene Saks was born on November 8, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA as Jean Michael Saks. He was an actor and director, known for Nobody's Fool (1994), I.Q. (1994) and The Odd Couple (1968). He was married to Keren Victoria Ettlinger and Bea Arthur. He died on March 28, 2015 in East Hampton, New York. See full bio »

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Known For

Nobody's Fool
(1994)
I.Q.
I.Q. Boris Podolsky
(1994)
The Odd Couple
The Odd Couple Director
(1968)
A Thousand Clowns
(1965)

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 1998 Law & Order (TV Series)
Judge Carl Samuel
- Castoff (1998) ... Judge Carl Samuel
 1996 On Seventh Avenue (TV Movie)
Sol Jacobs
 1984 The Goodbye People
Marcus Soloway
 1983 Lovesick
Frantic Patient
 1978 The One and Only
Sidney Seltzer
 1975 The Prisoner of Second Avenue
Harry Edison
 1965 A Thousand Clowns
Leo
 1963 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Arthur Vernon
- The Embezzler (1963) ... Arthur Vernon
 1961 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Willie
- Man on the Mountain Top (1961) ... Willie
 1961 Great Ghost Tales (TV Series)
- Bye Bye Baby (1961)
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mikoel
- The Dybbuk (1960) ... Mikoel
 1959 Brenner (TV Series)
Vinnie Harper
- Small Take (1959) ... Vinnie Harper
 1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Gobo McCoy
- See No Evil (1959) ... Gobo McCoy
 1959 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Fred
- Bentley, the Organizer (1959) ... Fred
 1958 Rendezvous (TV Series)
 1958 Where Is Thy Brother? (TV Movie)
Mr. Kalish
 1955-1956 Playwrights '56 (TV Series)
Emcee / Doctor / Mr. Baumgarten
- You Sometimes Get Rich (1956) ... Emcee
- The Center of the Maze (1956) ... Doctor
- Snow Job (1955) ... Mr. Baumgarten
 1955 The Elgin Hour (TV Series)
Mitchell Sanders
- Mind Over Momma (1955) ... Mitchell Sanders
 1955 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Waiter
- Reunion in Vienna (1955) ... Waiter
 1955 You Are There (TV Series)
Pvt. Lambert
- D-Day (June 6, 1944) (1955) ... Pvt. Lambert
 1955 Danger (TV Series)
- Precinct Girl (1955)
 1954 Omnibus (TV Series)
Traveling salesman
- Hilde and the Turnpike (1954) ... Traveling salesman
 1951 Out There (TV Series)
- Misfit (1951)
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(July 9 to September 27, 1992) He directed Neil Simon's play, "Lost in Yonkers," in presented by the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson at the James A. Doolittle (University of California) Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Mercedes McCambridge, Brooke Adams, Alex Dezen, and Ned Eisenberg in the cast. Fred M. Duer was scenic ... See more »
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Father of Daniel Saks and Matthew Saks. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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