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Samuel Joel “Zero” Mostel (February 28, 1915 – September 8, 1977) was an American actor of stage and screen, best known for his portrayal of comic characters such as Tevye onstage in Fiddler on the Roof, Pseudolus onstage and onscreen in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and Max Bialystock in the original film version of The Producers. He was blacklisted during the 1950s, and his testimony before the House Committee on Un-American Activities was well-publicized. He was a Tony Award and Obie Award winner.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Samuel Joel “Zero” Mostel (February 28, 1915 – September 8, 1977) was an American actor of stage and screen, best known for his portrayal of comic characters such as Tevye onstage in Fiddler on the Roof, Pseudolus onstage and onscreen in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and Max Bialystock in the original film version of The Producers. He was blacklisted during the 1950s, and his testimony before the House Committee on Un-American Activities was well-publicized. He was a Tony Award and Obie Award winner.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 34

Birthday 1915-02-28

Day of Death 1977-08-08

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Зеро Мостел

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Carol + 2 (0 episodes) as Self
2005 Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards as Pseudolus (segment "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum")
2003 Broadway's Lost Treasures as Tevye (segment "Fiddler On The Roof")
1978 Watership Down as Kehaar (voice)
1976 The Little Drummer Boy Book II as Brutus
1976 The Front as Hecky Brown
1976 The Muppet Show (1 episode)
1976 Mastermind as Inspector Hoku Ichihara
1975 Journey Into Fear as Kopelkin
1975 Fore Play as The President / Don Pasquale
1974 Once Upon a Scoundrel as Carlos del Refugio
1974 Rhinoceros as John
1972 The Hot Rock as Abe Greenberg
1971 The Electric Company (781 episodes)
1970 The Flip Wilson Show (1 episode)
1970 Josie and the Pussycats (16 episodes)
1970 The Angel Levine as Morris Mishkin
1969 The Great Bank Robbery as Rev. Pious Blue
1968 Great Catherine as Potemkin
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1 episode)
1967 Red, White, and Zero
1967 The Producers as Max Bialystock
1967 Ride of the Valkyrie
1966 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum as Pseudolus
1966 Carol + 2 as Himself
1961 Waiting for Godot as Estragon
1951 The Model and the Marriage Broker as George Wixted
1951 The Guy Who Came Back as Boots Mullins
1951 Sirocco as Balukjiaan
1951 The Enforcer as Big Babe Lazick
1951 Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell as Emmett
1950 Panic in the Streets as Raymond Fitch
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (1 episode)
1943 Du Barry Was a Lady as Rami - the Swami / Taliostra

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