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Michael Vale (I) (1922–2005)

Michael Vale, the character actor best known for his role as Fred the Baker in television commercials for Dunkin' Donuts, was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 28, 1922. He studied acting at New York City's Dramatic Workshop and made his movie debut in a bit part in director Fred Zinnemann's cinematic adaptation of Michael V. Gazzo's A Hatful of ... See full bio »

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Known For

Marathon Man Jewelry Salesman
(1976)
Guerrilla Girl Pavel Danov
(1953)
A Hatful of Rain Cab Driver
(1957)

Filmography

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 1989 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Mr. Sizzle
- Episode #1.5395 (1989) ... Mr. Sizzle
 1980-1988 3-2-1 Contact (TV Series)
Soapy Suds
- Your Body: Twins (1988) ... Soapy Suds
- Near/Far: Space Travel (1980) ... Soapy Suds
- Food/Fuel: Animal Food (1980) ... Soapy Suds
 1987 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Mr. Lee
- Calling Doctor Huxtable (1987) ... Mr. Lee
 1986 Seasons in the Sun (TV Movie)
Bernie
 1985 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Louis Szabo
- Episode #1.8627 (1985) ... Louis Szabo
 1978 Captain Kangaroo (TV Series)
 1977 The Psychic Parrot (Short)
Husband
 1977 Looking Up
Sweedler
 1976 Marathon Man
Jewelry Salesman
 1976 Kojak (TV Series)
Nightclub Manager
- Birthday Party (1976) ... Nightclub Manager (as Michael Vael)
 1973 Acts of Love and Other Comedies (TV Movie)
Dante
 1972 Madigan (TV Series)
Mario Zelman
- The Manhattan Beat (1972) ... Mario Zelman
 1970 Shut Up... I'm Crying (Short)
 1969 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Waiter
 1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Bowman
- The $5.98 Dress (1964) ... Bowman
 1961-1963 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Maury - Real Estate Agent / Louie - Ticket Seller (Camelot) / Cooper / ...
- The White Elephant (1963) ... Maury - Real Estate Agent (uncredited)
- 142 Tickets on the Aisle (1962) ... Louie - Ticket Seller (Camelot) (uncredited)
- Thirty Days Notice (1961) ... Cooper
- Home Sweet Sing Sing (1961) ... Klein
 1957 A Hatful of Rain
Cab Driver
 1953 Guerrilla Girl
Pavel Danov
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 1999 The Howard Stern Radio Show (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 21 August 1999 (1999) ... Self
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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Alternate Names:

Michael Vael
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Trivia:

The long-time commercial mascot of both Dunkin' Donuts (as Fred the Baker) and Breakstone's Sour Cream (as Sam Breakstone). See more »

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Cancer

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