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Jacob Kalich (1891–1975)

Jacob Kalich was born on November 18, 1891 in Rymanów, Galicia, Austria-Hungary. He is known for his work on Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Yidl mitn fidl (1936) and Mamele (1938). He was married to Molly Picon. He died on March 16, 1975 in Lake Mahopac, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Yidl mitn fidl Art Department
Mamele Art Director
Good Luck JacobTalmudist aka Ben Ali


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 1971 Fiddler on the Roof
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Mr. Goldman
- The Eleventh Commandment (1963) ... Mr. Goldman
 1963 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Mr. Eisenberg
- Joan Crawford Didn't Say No (1963) ... Mr. Eisenberg
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Danny Froken
- The Sweetly Smiling Face of Truth (1962) ... Danny Froken
 1959 New York Confidential (TV Series)
- The Skin Game (1959)
 1957 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
- The Littlest Little Leaguer (1957) ... Grandfather (as Jacob Kallsch)
 1954 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Hyman Kaplan
- The Eduction of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N (1954) ... Hyman Kaplan
 1923 Good Luck
JacobTalmudist aka Ben Ali
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 1936 Yidl mitn fidl (art advisor)
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 1938 Mamele
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 1936 Yidl mitn fidl (producer)

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He directed Leonard Spigelgass's play, "A Majority of One," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Molly Picon and Martyn Green in the cast.

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Jacob Kallsch

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