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Lou Jacobi (1913–2009)

Lou Jacobi was born on December 28, 1913 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Louis Harold Jacobovitch. He was an actor, known for Irma la Douce (1963), Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972) and I.Q. (1994). He was married to Ruth Ludwin. He died on October 23, 2009 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1994 I.Q.
Kurt Gödel
 1992 I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore
Irving Fein
 1992 Deep Dish TV (TV Movie)
 1990 Avalon
Gabriel Krichinsky
 1989 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Sam Haber
- Leave It to Geezer (1989) ... Sam Haber
 1988 Great Performances (TV Series)
Jacob Glutz
 1987 If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium (TV Movie)
Ed Blye
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Murray (segment "Murray in Videoland")
 1986 The Boss' Wife
Harry Taphorn
 1986 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Mayor R. Van Winkle
- The Day the Kids Took Over (1986) ... Mayor R. Van Winkle
 1986 Melba (TV Series)
- The Girls Are Back in Town (1986) ... Jack
- My Shadow and Me (1986) ... Jack
- Mother Knows Best (1986) ... Jack
- The Triangle (1986) ... Jack
- Mothers and Other Strangers (1986) ... Jack
 1986 Comedy Factory (TV Series)
'Stormtrooper' Bernie Sagowitz
- The Arena (1986) ... 'Stormtrooper' Bernie Sagowitz
 1985 Joanna (TV Movie)
 1985 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Rabbi Singer
- Cheers (1985) ... Rabbi Singer
 1983-1985 Too Close for Comfort (TV Series)
- Devereaux & Son (1985) ... Paul
- The Return of Mr. Wonderful (1984) ... Paul
- Briefly at the Counter (1983) ... Paul
 1985 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Aaron Seymour
- American Dream (1985) ... Aaron Seymour
 1984 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Harvey Turman
- Pain Killer (1984) ... Harvey Turman
 1982 My Favorite Year
Uncle Morty
 1982 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
- In the Bag (1982) ... Waiter
 1982 Off Your Rocker (TV Movie)
Max Adler
 1981 Arthur
Plant Store Owner
 1980 The Lucky Star
Elia Goldberg
 1979 King of Kensington (TV Series)
- Pawn to King Four (1979) ... Spivakofski
 1979 Better Late Than Never (TV Movie)
Milton Cohen
 1979 The Magician of Lublin
 1977 Roseland
Stan (The Waltz)
 1977 Captain Kangaroo (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 April 1977 (1977) ... Dandy
 1976 Everybody Rides the Carousel
Stage 1 (voice)
 1976 Ivan the Terrible (TV Series)
Ivan Petrovsky
- Ivan's Out of Work (1976) ... Ivan Petrovsky
 1976 The Rear Guard (TV Movie)
Sergeant Max Raskin
 1975 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Max Steinberg / Bert Lipson
- Steinberg and Son (1975) ... Max Steinberg / Bert Lipson
 1975 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Harry Tannenbaum
- Stakeout (1975) ... Harry Tannenbaum
 1969-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series) (segment "Love and the Suspicious Husband") / Morris Green (segment "Love and the Old Swingers") / (segment "Love and the Anniversary Crisis") / ...
- Love and the Boss/Love and the Jury/Love and the Logical Explanation/Love and the Pregnancy (1971) ... Howard Billingsley (segment "Love and the Boss")
- Love and the Living Doll/Love and the Letter/Love and the Joker/Love and the Unlikely Couple (1969) ... Mr. Silversmith (segment "Love and the Unlikely Couple")
 1973 Coffee, Tea or Me? (TV Movie)
 1972 The Judge and Jake Wyler (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Wolfson
 1971 The Courtship of Eddie's Father (TV Series)
Frank Hausman
- Tell It Like I'm Telling You It Is (1971) ... Frank Hausman
 1971 Decisions! Decisions! (TV Movie)
Lt. Ettinger
 1971 Allan (TV Movie)
Harold Fisher
 1971 The Battle of Love's Return
Talking Head (uncredited)
 1971 Little Murders
Judge Stern
 1971 Make Room for Granddaddy (TV Series)
- Of Mice and Mini (1971) ... Mephisto
 1970 Cotton Comes to Harlem
 1970 Somerset (TV Series)
Mac Wells (1975-1976)
 1969 That Girl (TV Series)
Leo Schneider
- Mission Improbable: Part 2 (1969) ... Leo Schneider
- Mission Improbable: Part 1 (1969) ... Leo Schneider
 1968 That's Life (TV Series)
- Moving In (1968)
 1966 Penelope
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series)
- Olympus 7-0000 (1966) ... Comedian
 1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Arum Tertunian
- The Nowhere Affair (1966) ... Arum Tertunian
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Archie Vasoulian
- The Trouble with Archie (1965) ... Archie Vasoulian
 1965 Kibbee Hates Fitch (TV Movie)
Arthur Fitch
 1965 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Lou Sorrell
- Young Man with a Shoehorn (1965) ... Lou Sorrell
 1963-1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Dr. Glover / Lt. Wolfson
- Ten Minutes from Now (1964) ... Dr. Glover
- Dear Uncle George (1963) ... Lt. Wolfson
 1964 Festival (TV Series)
- The Firebugs (1964) ... Biedermann
 1963 Irma la Douce
 1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
August Brauer
- Season for Vengeance (1963) ... August Brauer
 1962 The Defenders (TV Series)
Mr. Schwartz
- Grandma TNT (1962) ... Mr. Schwartz
 1960 Song Without End
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Volpone (1960) ... Corvino
 1959 The Diary of Anne Frank
Mr. Hans Van Daan
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- Child of Our Time (1959) ... Puigdellevol
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Joseph Varga
- The Peddler (1959) ... Joseph Varga
 1956 Charley Moon
 1955 Miss Patterson (TV Movie)
Sam Grouch
 1955 A Kid for Two Farthings
Blackie Isaacs
 1954 Willie the Squouse (TV Movie)
 1953-1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Milton Cassal
- Gramma Brenn (1954) ... Milton Cassal
- My Favorite Aunt (1953)
 1953 The Good Beginning
Bookmaker (uncredited)
 1953 Is Your Honeymoon Really Necessary
Captain Noakes
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Walter Hollander") in "Don't Drink the Water" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Woody Allen. Scenic Design / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Design by Motley. Production Sound: Robert Maybaum. Sound Design by Lincoln J. Stulick. Associate Designer: Paul Trautvetter. Assistant to Mr. Mielziner: L.C. Warner. Directed... See more »

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Made the spoof record albums "Al Tijuana and his Jewish Brass," essaying the role of a master of ceremonies/bandleader of dance band who plays songs such as "Downtown," and "The Yiddish Are Coming! The Yiddish Are Coming!" He also was part of a group that made the comic records "You Don't Have to Be Jewish" and "When You're in Love, the Whole World Is Jewish". See more »

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