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Jacob Ben-Ami (1890–1977)

Jacob Ben-Ami was born on November 23, 1890 in Minsk, Russian Empire. He was an actor and director, known for The Wandering Jew (1933), Green Fields (1937) and Esperanza (1949). He was married to Slava Estin (stage actress). He died on July 2, 1977 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Wandering Jew Prof. Arthur Levi
Green Fields Director
Esperanza Actor


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 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Dr. Jacobson
- The Rope Dancers (1960) ... Dr. Jacobson
 1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Mr. Valasek
- Rudy (1957) ... Mr. Valasek
 1955 Repertory Theatre (TV Series)
- The Assassin (1955)
 1949 Esperanza
 1933/II The Wandering Jew
Prof. Arthur Levi
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 1937 Green Fields
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 1962 Here's Hollywood (TV Series)
- Episode #2.158 (1962) ... Himself
 1955 American Inventory (TV Series)
- Test Case (1955)

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Stage Play: The Failures. Drama. Written by H.R. Lenormand, as translated by Winifred Katzin. Garrick Theatre: 19 Nov 1923- Jan 1924 (closing date unknown/40 performances). Cast: Herbert Ashton, Nell Barnes, Alice Belmore [credited as Alice Belmore Cliffe], Jacob Ben-Ami (as "He"), Morris Carnovsky, Henry Clement, Polly Craig, Henry Crosby... See more »

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Son: sculptor, illustrator Arnon Benamy (1911-1980). See more »

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