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Ralph Tabakin (1921–2001)

Ralph Tabakin was born on September 22, 1921 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for Sleepers (1996), The Natural (1984) and Bugsy (1991). He was married to Madolyn Doress. He died on May 13, 2001 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Sleepers Warden
The Natural Al's Customer
Bugsy Elevator Operator
Sphere O.S.S.A. Official


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 2000 Homicide: The Movie (TV Movie)
Dr. Scheiner
 1999 Liberty Heights
Phil, Spotlight Man at the Gaitey
 1993-1999 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
M.E. Dr. Scheiner / Dr. Scheiner / Scheiner / ...
- Identity Crisis (1999) ... M.E. Dr. Scheiner
- Self Defense (1999) ... M.E. Dr. Scheiner
- Wanted Dead or Alive: Part 1 (1998) ... Dr. Scheiner, M.E.
- Secrets (1998) ... M.E. Dr. Scheiner
- Pit Bull Sessions (1998) ... Dr. Scheiner, M.E.
 1998 Sphere
O.S.S.A. Official
 1997 Wag the Dog
Southern Man
 1996 Sleepers
 1994 Disclosure
Elevator Attendant
 1994 Jimmy Hollywood
Fan in Hospital
 1992 Toys
 1991 Bugsy
Elevator Operator
 1990 Avalon
Principal Dunn
 1988 Rain Man
Shift Boss
 1987 Good Morning, Vietnam
Chaplain Noel
 1987 Tin Men
Mr. Hudson
 1985 Young Sherlock Holmes
Policeman in Shop Window
 1984 The Natural
Al's Customer
 1982 Diner
TV Customer
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 1997 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
M.E. Dr. Scheiner
- The Documentary (1997) ... M.E. Dr. Scheiner (uncredited)

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Madolyn Doress  (her death)  (2 children)

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He is survived by two daughters: Bonnie Tabakin of North Potomac, Md. and Suzanne Taxin, of Sedona, Az.; two sisters; and a granddaughter. See more »


Has had bit parts in all films directed by Barry Levinson

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