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Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameRobert Dishy

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Bob Dishy was born on January 12, 1934 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Robert Dishy. He is an actor, known for Along Came Polly (2004), The Wackness (2008) and Don Juan DeMarco (1994). He has been married to Judy Graubart since 1986. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Judy Graubart (1986 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (11)

Was nominated for Broadway's 1977 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play" for "Sly Fox."
Won a Drama Desk award in 1977 for his role as Truckle in Sly Fox.
Was a drama major at Syracuse University.
Discovered acting in high school.
He was a childhood friend of Peter Falk and later starred alongside him in several Columbo episodes.
Drafted into the military, he spent his time serving by appearing in a revue called "Rolling Along".
Made his Broadway debut in 1956 as a replacement for James Komack in the role of Rocky in the hit musical "Damn Yankees!".
Worked as a comedian at the Catskills "Borscht Belt" circuit.
He was born in Brooklyn, the son of Jewish immigrants. His father was from Lebanon and his mother was from Israel.
Instantly recognizable portraying "Jewish Everyman" roles, whether a working class or white collar character.
Was a last minute replacement to star in I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now? (1975) when the film's producer couldn't insure the originally-planned star, Peter Sellers, due to the actor's heart condition.

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