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George Tobias (I) (1901–1980)

American character actor who specialized in none-too-bright pals of the lead, though his range included villains and ethnic types. A native of New York City, he began acting at 15. He studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse and played on Broadway with the Theatre Guild, and with the Provincetown Players. He came to Hollywood in the late Thirties and ... See full bio »

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Bewitched Abner Kravitz
Sergeant York
Sergeant York 'Pusher' Ross
Yankee Doodle Dandy
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 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora!
Captain on Flight Line at Hickam Field (uncredited)
 1970 The Phynx
 1965 Nightmare in the Sun
 1963 A New Kind of Love
Joe Bergner
 1958 Marjorie Morningstar
Maxwell Greech
 1957 The Tattered Dress
Billy Giles
 1955 The Seven Little Foys
Barney Green
 1954 The Glenn Miller Story
Si Schribman
 1952 Desert Pursuit
 1951 Ten Tall Men
 1951 The Magic Carpet
 1951 The Mark of the Renegade
Captain Bardoso
 1951 Rawhide
 1950 Southside 1-1000
 1949 The Set-Up
 1948 Adventures of Casanova
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose
Nick Popolis
 1947 The Judge Steps Out
 1946 Gallant Bess
Lug Johnson
 1946 Nobody Lives Forever
Al Doyle
 1946 Her Kind of Man
Joe Marino
 1945 Mildred Pierce
Mr. Chris (uncredited)
 1945 Objective, Burma!
Cpl. Gabby Gordon
 1944 Make Your Own Bed
Boris Fenilise
 1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars
George Tobias
 1943 Mission to Moscow
 1943 Air Force
Asst. Crew Chief
 1942 Wings for the Eagle
Jake Hanso
 1942 Juke Girl
Nick Garcos
 1942 Captains of the Clouds
Blimp Lebec
 1941 The Bride Came C.O.D.
 1941 Out of the Fog
Igor Propotkin
 1941 Affectionately Yours
 1941 The Strawberry Blonde
Nicholas Pappalas
 1940 South of Suez
Eli Snedeker
 1940 East of the River
Tony Scaduto
 1940 City for Conquest
 1940 River's End
Andrew (Andy) Dijon
 1940 They Drive by Night
George Rondolos
 1940 The Man Who Talked Too Much
Slug 'Canvasback' McNutt
 1940 Torrid Zone
 1940 Saturday's Children
Herbert Smith
 1939 Balalaika
Slaski (bartender)
 1939 The Roaring Twenties
Soldier in American Army Baracks (uncredited)
 1939 Ninotchka
Russian Visa Official (uncredited)
 1939 They All Come Out
'Sloppy Joe'
 1939 Maisie
 1939 Yes, My Darling Daughter
Dock Worker (uncredited)
 1927 The Lunatic
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Stage Play: The Grey Fox. Written by Lemist Esler. Directed by Esler and William A. Brady. Playhouse Theatre: 22 Oct 1928- Jan 1929 (closing date unknown/88 performances). Cast: Edward Arnold (as "Cesare Borgia"), Martin Berkeley (as "Ottaviano"), Robert Buckner (as "Arturo") [Broadway debut], J.M. Kerrigan (as "Francesco Vettori"), ... See more »


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He was Abner Kravitz on Bewitched (1964) where Darrin Stephens was played by Dick York and Dick Sargent. He also starred opposite Gary Cooper in Sergeant York (1941). See more »

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