|Date of Birth||19 January 1926 , Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Height||6' 4" (1.93 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
The first of literally scores of television appearances came in 1957, in "The Playwright and the Stars" broadcast as part of the drama omnibus Studio One in Hollywood (1948). He continued to appear on Broadway, winning a Tony Award for Best Actor in Play his performance as Jermome Malley in Robert Marasco's "Child's Play." Though Weaver has appeared in many movies, it generally was as a supporting actor or in small parts, and the role of Malley was given to James Mason in the 1972 film version (Child's Play (1972)) of the play.
His most memorable role, arguably, was that of the doomed German Jewish patriarch Dr. Josef Weiss in the watershed TV mini-series Holocaust (1978), for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series. Since 1995, Weaver is known as the narrator of programs on the History Channel.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jon C. Hopwood
|Rochelle Oliver||(1997 - present)|
|Sylvia Short||(7 February 1953 - 1979) (divorced) (2 children)|