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Jamie Farr


Jamie Farr was born on July 1, 1934 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as Jameel Joseph Farah. He is an actor, known for M*A*S*H (1972), The Cannonball Run (1981) and Scrooged (1988). He has been married to Joy Ann Richards since February 16, 1963. They have two children. See full bio »
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Known For

M*A*S*H
M*A*S*H Cpl. Maxwell Q. Klinger / Sgt. Maxwell Q. Klinger / Announcer
(1972-1983)
The Cannonball Run
(1981)
Scrooged
Scrooged Jacob Marley
(1988)
Cannonball Run II
Cannonball Run II The Sheik
(1984)

Filmography

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 2018 The Cool Kids (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Dudley
 2016 Adventures of Old Man (Short) (completed)
 2016 Bella and the Bulldogs (TV Series)
Ernie
- Bad Grandma (2016) ... Ernie
 2013 This World
Artie
 2010 The Rooneys (TV Short)
 2007 A Grandpa for Christmas (TV Movie)
Adam Johnson
 2007 The War at Home (TV Series)
Albert
- No Weddings and a Funeral (2007) ... Albert
 2003 That '70s Show (TV Series)
Jamie Farr
- The Girl I Love (2003) ... Jamie Farr
 2001 A Month of Sundays
Par Sundquist
 2000 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Jamie Farr
- A&E Biography: Nina Van Horn (2000) ... Jamie Farr
 1999 Mad About You (TV Series)
Dry Cleaner
- Millennium Bug (1999) ... Dry Cleaner
 1998 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Doug Hanson
- Drill for Death (1998) ... Doug Hanson
 1997 Hey Arnold! (TV Series)
Mr. Wacko
- The High Life/Best Friends (1997) ... Mr. Wacko (voice)
 1997 Port Charles (TV Series)
Ernie (1999)
 1995 You Snooze You Lose
Dr. Hanley
 1995 Women of the House (TV Series)
Jamie Farr
- Guess Who's Sleeping in Lincoln's Bed? (1995) ... Jamie Farr
 1991 Fearless Tiger (Video)
Sam Camille
 1989 Curse II: The Bite
Harry Morton
 1989 Speed Zone
The Sheik
 1988 Out of This World (TV Series)
Artie
- Go West, Young Mayor (1988) ... Artie
 1988 Scrooged
Jacob Marley
 1988 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Theo Wexler
- A Little Night Work (1988) ... Theo Wexler
 1988 Run Till You Fall (TV Movie)
Michael Reuben
 1986 Happy Hour
Crummy Fred
 1986 Combat High (TV Movie)
Col. Frierick
 1983-1985 After MASH (TV Series)
Maxwell Klinger
- Saturday's Heroes (1985) ... Maxwell Klinger
- Wet Feet (1984) ... Maxwell Klinger
- Ward Is Hell (1984) ... Maxwell Klinger
- The Recovery Room (1984) ... Maxwell Klinger
- Madness to His Method (1984) ... Maxwell Klinger
 1984 For Love or Money (TV Movie)
Larry Melody
 1984 Cannonball Run II
The Sheik
 1978-1983 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Inspector Akmed Sadu of Interpol / Art Fuller / Seymour
- The Spoonmaker Diamond/Papa Doc/The Role Model/Julie's Tycoon: Part 2 (1982) ... Inspector Akmed Sadu of Interpol
- The Spoonmaker Diamond/Papa Doc/The Role Model/Julie's Tycoon: Part 1 (1982) ... Inspector Akmed Sadu of Interpol
 1972-1983 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Cpl. Maxwell Q. Klinger / Sgt. Maxwell Q. Klinger / Announcer
- Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen (1983) ... Sgt. Maxwell Q. Klinger
- As Time Goes By (1983) ... Sgt. Maxwell Q. Klinger
- Give and Take (1983) ... Sgt. Maxwell Q. Klinger
- Friends and Enemies (1983) ... Sgt. Maxwell Q. Klinger
- Say No More (1983) ... Sgt. Maxwell Q. Klinger
 1981 Return of the Rebels (TV Movie)
Mickey Fine
 1981 The Cannonball Run
Sheik
 1980 Murder Can Hurt You! (TV Movie)
Studsky
 1979 Supertrain (TV Series)
Wade Peters
- Pirouette (1979) ... Wade Peters
 1979 Amateur Night at the Dixie Bar and Grill (TV Movie)
Snuffy McCann
 1974-1975 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Marty Paris / Man at Scrap Yard
- Doomed Alibi (1975) ... Marty Paris
- Woman in the Shadows (1974) ... Man at Scrap Yard
 1975 Lucas Tanner (TV Series)
Police Officer
- The Noise of a Quiet Weekend (1975) ... Police Officer
 1975 Amy Prentiss (TV Series)
Schwartz
- Profile in Evil (1975) ... Schwartz
 1975 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Jack Burton
- Primal Scream (1975) ... Jack Burton
 1974 Toma (TV Series)
- Indictment (1974)
 1973 Inch High, Private Eye (TV Series)
- The Return of Spumoni (1973) ... (voice)
- Super Flea (1973) ... (voice)
- The World's Greatest Animals (1973) ... (voice)
- The Cat Burglars (1973) ... (voice)
- High Fashion (1973) ... (voice)
 1973 Arnold
Dybbi
 1973 The Blue Knight (TV Movie)
Yasser Hafiz
 1973 The All-American Boy
Vendor (uncredited)
 1973 Heavy Traffic
 1972-1973 Emergency! (TV Series)
Alan Austen
- Boot (1973) ... Alan Austen (uncredited)
- Helpful (1972) ... Alan Austen (credit only)
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Ernie Walker
- A Collection of Eagles (1973) ... Ernie Walker
 1972 Class of '55 (TV Movie)
 1972 The New Scooby-Doo Movies (TV Series) (1973-1974)
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Officer McGillis (segment "Love and Lover's Lane")
 1971 The Chicago Teddy Bears (TV Series)
Duke / Lefty
- Billy the Kid (1971) ... Duke
- The Spy (1971) ... Lefty
 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora!
Multiple Characters (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1970 Room 222 (TV Series)
- The New Boy (1970) ... (uncredited)
 1969 Family Affair (TV Series)
Hippie
- Flower Power (1969) ... Hippie
 1968-1969 The Flying Nun (TV Series)
Policeman / Manuel
- Cast Your Bread Upon the Waters (1969) ... Policeman
- Sister Lucky (1968) ... Manuel
 1965-1968 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Effects Man / Sergeant
- A Star Is Not Born (1968) ... Effects Man
- Gomer Pyle, P.O.W. (1965) ... Sergeant
 1968 Get Smart (TV Series)
Musician
- The Impossible Mission (1968) ... Musician
 1967-1968 Garrison's Gorillas (TV Series)
Tony Marcello / Pablo
- War and Crime (1968) ... Tony Marcello
- Black Market (1967) ... Pablo
 1967 Hondo (TV Series)
Smithers / John-Chee
- Hondo and the Gladiators (1967) ... Smithers
- Hondo and the Hanging Town (1967) ... John-Chee
 1967 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Dick Gird
- Silver Tombstone (1967) ... Dick Gird
 1966 Out of Sight
 1966 F Troop (TV Series)
Standup Bull / Geronimo's Friend
- Too Many Cooks Spoil the Troop (1966) ... Standup Bull
- Our Hero, What's His Name? (1966) ... Geronimo's Friend (uncredited)
 1965-1966 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
Fred / Benny
- Virus M for Martian (1966) ... Fred
- Avenue C Mob (1965) ... Benny
 1966 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Grecos
- The Gypsies (1966) ... Grecos
 1966 Laredo (TV Series)
The 1st Indian
- That's Noway, Thataway (1966) ... The 1st Indian
 1966 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
Achmed
- Get Me to Mecca on Time (1966) ... Achmed
 1966 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Vince
- Lucy the Rain Goddess (1966) ... Vince
 1966 Ride Beyond Vengeance
Pete - Blacksmith
 1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Zava / Lineman / Clinic Informant
- Operation Long Shadow (1965) ... Lineman / Clinic Informant (uncredited)
 1965 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Bloom
- Why Did the Day Go Backwards? (1965) ... Bloom
 1965 The Loved One
Waiter at English Club (uncredited)
 1965 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Waiter
- With This Ring (1965) ... Waiter
 1965 Broadside (TV Series)
The Yeoman
- Lieutenant Love, Sir (1965) ... The Yeoman
 1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told
Thaddaeus
 1964 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Itchy
- The Coffee House Set (1964) ... Itchy
 1962-1964 Hazel (TV Series)
Antonio / Counterman
- Let's Get Away from It All (1964) ... Antonio
- Barney Hatfield, Where Are You? (1962) ... Counterman
 1963 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series)
Hans / Court Reporter
- Episode #1.14 (1963) ... Hans
- Episode #1.13 (1963) ... Court Reporter
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Joey
- Where Ignorant Armies Clash (1963) ... Joey
 1962 Ensign O'Toole (TV Series)
Penski
- Operation: Gaslight (1962) ... Penski
 1962 The Mighty O (TV Movie)
 1962 The Third Man (TV Series)
Tojurmain
- Queen of the Nile (1962) ... Tojurmain
 1961 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Delivery Boy
- Sally Is a Girl (1961) ... Delivery Boy
- To Tell or Not to Tell (1961) ... Delivery Boy
- Washington vs. the Bunny (1961) ... Delivery Boy
- Sally and the Lab Technician (1961) ... Delivery Boy
 1956-1961 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Snorkel / Fraternity Brother With Big Nose / Brooks / ...
- Mr. K Goes to College (1961) ... Fraternity Brother With Big Nose (uncredited)
- San Fernando for Governor (1960) ... Brooks (as Jameel Farah)
- Appleby the Weatherman (1959) ... Lazlo - Henchman (as Jameel Farah)
- Clem's General Store (1959) ... 'Nose' - Prison Escapee (as Jameel Farah)
- Desert Island (1956) ... Snorkel (as Jameel Farah)
 1959-1961 The Rebel (TV Series)
Pooch / Theodore
- Two Weeks (1961) ... Pooch
- Panic (1959) ... Theodore (as Jamsel Farah)
 1961 Las Vegas Beat (TV Movie)
Gopher
 1958 No Time for Sergeants
Lt. Gardelli - Co-Pilot (uncredited)
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Pablo
- End of a Gun (1957) ... Pablo (as Jameel Farah)
 1956 Three Violent People
Pedro Ortega (as Jameel Farah)
 1956 Diane
Count Rilolfi's Mute Squire (uncredited)
 1955 Kismet
Orange Merchant (uncredited)
 1955 Blackboard Jungle
Santini (as Jameel Farah)
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(August 10 to 22, 1992) He acted in the musical, "Damn Yankees," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with George Dvorsky and Gina Trano in the cast. Richard Adler and Jerry Ross were composer and lyricists. Robert Fitch was director. George Abbott and Douglas Wallop wrote the book. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jameel Farah | Jamsel Farah | Jamie & Joy

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on why he did Circus of the Stars (1977)] I looked good in the tights. Plus, I have a thing for a woman in clown makeup. See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith, pg. 154. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387 See more »

Trademark:

Thick, nasally voice. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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