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Louis Zorich (1924–2018)


Louis Zorich was born on February 12, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Detachment (2011) and The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984). He was married to Olympia Dukakis. He died on January 30, 2018 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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(1971)
Detachment Grampa
(2011)
Mad About You Burt Buchman
(1993-1999)

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 2016 No Pay, Nudity
Lester's Father
 2015 Emily & Tim
Tim Hanratty (segment 'Attachment')
 2015 Irene & Marie (Short)
Nick
 2011 Outliving Emily (Short)
Tim Hanratty
 2011 The Talk Man
Lou
 2011 A Bird of the Air
Stowalski
 2011 Detachment
Grampa
 2009 Run It
Angelo
 2009 Love Like a Wheel (Short)
Grandpa
 2009 The Price of Art (Short)
Forrest
 2007 Running Funny
Stan
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Samuel Abrams
- Memories (2004) ... Samuel Abrams
 2004 A Hole in One
Sammy
 2001 Friends and Family
Marvin Levine
 1993-1999 Mad About You (TV Series)
Burt Buchman
- The Final Frontier: Part 2 (1999) ... Burt Buchman
- The Final Frontier: Part 1 (1999) ... Burt Buchman
- The Dirty Little Secret (1999) ... Burt Buchman
- Paved with Good Intentions (1999) ... Burt Buchman
- Stealing Burt's Car (1999) ... Burt Buchman
 1999 Joe the King
Judge
 1998 A Fish in the Bathtub
Morris
 1997 Kiss & Tell
Louis
 1997 Remember WENN (TV Series)
Mr. Sweet
- Prior to Broadway (1997) ... Mr. Sweet
 1997 Commandments
Rudy Warner
 1990-1995 Law & Order (TV Series)
Judge Edgar Hynes / Judge Milton Erdheim
- Jeopardy (1995) ... Judge Edgar Hynes
- Indifference (1990) ... Judge Milton Erdheim
 1995 Young at Heart (TV Movie)
Joe Garaventi
 1991-1993 Brooklyn Bridge (TV Series)
Jules Berger
- No Time Like the Future (1993) ... Jules Berger
- The Hollywood Country Club (1993) ... Jules Berger
- Keeping Up with the Joneses (1993) ... Jules Berger
- The Date (1993) ... Jules Berger
- The Wild Pitch (1993) ... Jules Berger
 1991 Missing Pieces
Ochenko
 1991 City of Hope
Mayor Baci
 1990 Mathnet (TV Series)
Marvin Belly
- The Case of the Swami Scam (1990) ... Marvin Belly
 1990 Columbo (TV Series)
Frank Staplin
- Agenda for Murder (1990) ... Frank Staplin
 1988 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Greek Millionaire
 1988 Kate & Allie (TV Series)
Bill
- Wedding Belle Blues (1988) ... Bill
 1988 Cheap Shots
Louie Constantine
 1986-1988 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Jack Delroy / Manuel Almeida
- Company Man (1988) ... Jack Delroy
- Widow's Walk (1986) ... Manuel Almeida
 1988 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Inspector Haniotis
- Craig Returns Home (1988) ... Inspector Haniotis
 1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Zeke
- Carnal Persuasion (1987) ... Zeke
 1986 Where Are the Children?
Kragopoulos
 1986 Club Paradise
Swiss Businessman
 1985 Walls of Glass
Lerner
 1985 Death of a Salesman (TV Movie)
Ben Loman
 1984 Master of the Game (TV Mini-Series)
Lieutenant Nick Pappas
 1982 Another World (TV Series)
Milo Simonelli
- Episode dated 30 July 1982 (1982) ... Milo Simonelli
 1981 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Detective Oliver Jones
- Episode #1.1588 (1981) ... Detective Oliver Jones
- Episode #1.1562 (1981) ... Detective Oliver Jones
- Episode #1.1560 (1981) ... Detective Oliver Jones
- Episode #1.1558 (1981) ... Detective Oliver Jones
- Episode #1.1556 (1981) ... Detective Oliver Jones
 1980 Up the Academy
Sheik Amier
 1980 Nurse (TV Movie)
John Bloom
 1980 The Changeling
Stewart Adler (uncredited)
 1977 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Karl
- The Gladiators (1977) ... Karl
 1977 The Other Side of Midnight
Demonides
 1977 A Good Dissonance Like a Man
George W. Chadwick
 1977 Kojak (TV Series)
Mike DeBrieno
- Lady in the Squadroom (1977) ... Mike DeBrieno
 1976 The Doctors (TV Series)
Dr. Simmons / Dr. Louis Simmons
- Episode #1.3566 (1976) ... Dr. Louis Simmons (credit only)
- Episode #1.3563 (1976) ... Dr. Simmons (uncredited)
- Episode #1.3561 (1976) ... Dr. Simmons
 1976 W.C. Fields and Me
Gene Fowler
 1974-1975 Great Performances (TV Series)
Dorn / Jonas
- The Seagull (1975) ... Dorn
- Antigone (1974) ... Jonas
 1974 The Rehearsal (as Lou Zorich)
 1974 Antigone (TV Movie)
 1974 Sunday in the Country
Dinelli
 1974 For Pete's Sake
Nick
 1974 Newman's Law
Frank Lo Falcone
 1974 CBS Daytime 90 (TV Series)
- Legacy of Fear (1974)
 1973 If I Had a Million (TV Movie)
 1973 The Don Is Dead
Mitch DiMorra
 1973 The Karen Valentine Show (TV Movie)
Sam
 1973 Honor Thy Father (TV Movie)
Joe Notario
 1971 Made for Each Other
Pandora's Father
 1971 Fiddler on the Roof
Constable
 1971 They Might Be Giants
2nd Sanitation Man
 1971 Cold Turkey
Douglas Truesdale (uncredited)
 1969 McQueen (TV Series)
Parsons
- Mr. Flim Flam (1969) ... Parsons
 1969 Popi
Penebaz
 1968 Coogan's Bluff
Taxi Driver
 1968 What's So Bad About Feeling Good? (uncredited)
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
Gino Santano
- Last Port of Call (1968) ... Gino Santano
 1966 Gammera the Invincible
Russian Ambassador
 1966 Wojeck (TV Series)
Gus Lefkowitz
- Thy Mother a Lady, Lovely and Bright (1966) ... Gus Lefkowitz
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Manuel Farago
- Picture Me a Murder (1965) ... Manuel Farago
 1960-1964 Route 66 (TV Series)
Sergei / Bulloch
- The Swan Bed (1960) ... Bulloch
 1963 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Patrolman Edward Lawrence
- No Wings at All (1963) ... Patrolman Edward Lawrence
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Juror #12
- Judgment Eve (1963) ... Juror #12
 1962-1963 Naked City (TV Series)
Manos / Sam
 1962 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Vladek
- Episode #12.22 (1962) ... Vladek
- The Man Who Refused to Die (1962) ... Vladek
 1961 Quest (TV Series)
Sam
- Sam (1961) ... Sam
 1960 Diagnosis: Unknown (TV Series)
Dr. Singh
- A Sudden Stillness (1960) ... Dr. Singh
 1960 R.C.M.P. (TV Series)
Sam Covell
- Moonshine (1960) ... Sam Covell
 -1959 Hudson's Bay (TV Series)
Jamie McKenzie / Jack Cherry / Grosjean
- The Executioner (1959) ... Jamie McKenzie
- Civilization (1959) ... Jack Cherry
- Bosom Friends ... Grosjean
 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Innkeeper
- I, Don Quixote (1959) ... Innkeeper
 1958-1959 Cannonball (TV Series)
Houseman / Uncle Fred
- Snake Eyes (1959) ... Houseman
- Small Cargo (1958) ... Uncle Fred (as Lou Zorich)
 1958-1959 Folio (TV Series)
- Crossing Paris (1959)
 1959 The Unforeseen (TV Series)
- The Witness (1959)
 1958 First Performance (TV Series)
 1958 On Camera (TV Series)
Burglar / Uncle Ludo / Pollard
- Billy's Burglar (1958) ... Burglar
- Rigoletto Rock (1958) ... Uncle Ludo
- Alias Mr. Pollard (1958) ... Pollard
 1958 Encounter (TV Series)
Uncle Jimmy / Hanson / Raphael
- Biography of a Crime (1958) ... Uncle Jimmy
- The Big Coin Sound (1958) ... Hanson
- The Other Man (1958) ... Raphael
 1958 The Double Cure (TV Movie)
Jules Grin
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Broadway - "The Odd Couple". Directed by Mike Nichols. Plymouth Theatre; moved to The Eugene O'Neill Theatre from 1 August 1966 to closing; 964 performances. Cast included Louis Zorich as a standby for "Oscar Madison". See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lou Zorich

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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