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Joseph Leisch Jr. (1930–2015)

Joseph Leisch Jr. was born on January 28, 1930 in Washington DC USA. He was an actor, known for They've Killed President Lincoln! (1971) and Appointment with Destiny (1971). He was married to Louise Wilmer. He died on October 25, 2015 in Winchester, Virginia USA. See full bio »

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Originally a carpenter from Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, he was chosen to play Abraham Lincoln in two television docudramas because of a strong resemblance to the president. He was seen as Lincoln in "They've Killed President Lincoln!" (1971) and "The Surrender at Appomattox" (1972) - both non-speaking roles.

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