Leib Lensky (1903–1991)

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Leib Lensky was born on December 15, 1903 in Poland. He was an actor, known for The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Love and Death (1975) and The Verdict (1982). He died on May 2, 1991 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »


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Known For

Love and Death Father Andre
The Verdict Wheelchair Patient
Christmas Evil Santa #2


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 1991 The Silence of the Lambs
Mr. Lang
 1990 H.E.L.P. (TV Series)
- To Everything, There Is a Season (1990) ... Leopold
 1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Old Man
- Inner View (1987) ... Old Man (as Lieb Lensky)
 1986 Something Wild
 1985 Agent on Ice
 1985 Evergreen (TV Mini Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Peddler (as Lieb Lensky)
 1984 Over the Brooklyn Bridge
Mr. Goodman
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Cafeteria (1984)
 1982 Echoes
Backstage Doorman
 1982 The Verdict
Wheelchair Patient
 1982 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
11 year old Timmy
- Chevy Chase/Queen (1982) ... 11 year old Timmy (uncredited)
 1982 The Wall (TV Movie)
 1980 Christmas Evil
Santa #2
 1977 A Secret Space
 1976 Kojak (TV Series)
Charlie The Broom Man
- A Shield for Murder: Part 2 (1976) ... Charlie The Broom Man
- A Shield for Murder: Part 1 (1976) ... Charlie The Broom Man (credit only)
 1975 Blood Bath
 1975 Love and Death
Father Andre
 1975 Hester Street
 1975 Zalmen: or, the Madness of God (TV Movie)
 1972 Rivals
 1971 Jennifer on My Mind
Cantor in Synagogue
 1968 Bye Bye Braverman
Custodian (as Leib Linsky)

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Lieb Lensky | Leib Linsky

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