Biography

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Jacob Kruschen (March 20, 1922 – April 2, 2002) was a Jewish character actor who worked primarily in American film, television and radio. Kruschen was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Dr. Dreyfuss in the 1960 comedy-drama The Apartment.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jacob Kruschen (March 20, 1922 – April 2, 2002) was a Jewish character actor who worked primarily in American film, television and radio. Kruschen was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Dr. Dreyfuss in the 1960 comedy-drama The Apartment.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 128

Birthday 1922-03-20

Day of Death 2002-04-02

Place of Birth Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2010 Alice In Wonderland as (voice) (archive footage)
1997 Til There Was You as Mr. Katz
1994 Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is as Mayor Walter Trout
1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1 episode)
1993 The American Clock
1992 Love & War (1 episode)
1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1 episode) as Mr. Melville
1987 Full House (1 episode) as Iorgos'Papouli'Katsopolis
1985 Deadly Intentions as Alex Livanos
1984 Dark Mirror as Smithson
1983 Zorro and Son (1 episode)
1983 The A-Team (1 episode) as Bernie Shatzman
1983 Money to Burn as Pops
1982 Tucker's Witch (1 episode)
1982 Remington Steele (1 episode)
1982 Matt Houston (2 episodes)
1982 Silver Spoons (1 episode)
1982 Hotel (1 episode)
1981 Under the Rainbow as Louie
1981 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as Judge Thatcher
1981 Hill Street Blues (1 episode)
1980 Magnum, P.I. (1 episode)
1979 Trapper John, M.D. (2 episodes)
1979 Hart to Hart (1 episode)
1979 Sunburn as Gela
1978 The Time Machine as John Bedford
1978 Vega$ (1 episode)
1978 WKRP in Cincinnati (1 episode)
1978 The Incredible Hulk (1 episode)
1977 CHiPs (1 episode) as Frank Higgins
1977 Satan's Cheerleaders as Billy the Janitor
1977 Busting Loose (25 episodes)
1977 The November Plan as Harry Kahn
1976 Guardian of the Wilderness as Madden
1976 Alice (1 episode)
1976 City of Angels (4 episodes)
1975 Bronk (1 episode)
1975 Ellery Queen (1 episode)
1975 Switch (1 episode)
1975 Barney Miller (3 episodes)
1974 Freebie and the Bean as Red Meyers
1974 The Rockford Files (1 episode) as John Koenig
1974 Little House on the Prairie (1 episode)
1974 Movin' On (1 episode)
1971 Columbo (1 episode) as Tomlin Dudek
1971 The Million Dollar Duck as Doctor Gottlieb
1970 McCloud (1 episode)
1970 Nanny and the Professor (1 episode)
1969 Medical Center (2 episodes)
1968 Istanbul Express as Capt. Granicek
1968 Hawaii Five-O (1 episode)
1967 He & She (1 episode)
1967 Caprice as Matthew Cutter
1967 Ironside (2 episodes)
1967 The Happening as Inspector
1966 Batman (2 episodes)
1965 The John Forsythe Show (1 episode)
1965 Harlow as Louis B. Mayer
1965 Dear Brigitte as Doctor Volker
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode)
1964 The Unsinkable Molly Brown as Christmas Morgan
1963 McLintock! as Jake Birnbaum
1962 Convicts 4 as Resko's father
1962 Cape Fear as Attorney Dave Grafton
1962 Follow That Dream as Carmine
1961 Lover Come Back as Doctor Linus Tyler
1961 Cain's Hundred (1 episode)
1961 The Ladies Man as Graduation Speaker
1961 Kraft Mystery Theatre (1 episode)
1961 Mister Ed (1 episode)
1960 Where the Boys Are as Max
1960 Harrigan and Son (1 episode)
1960 Route 66 (1 episode)
1960 Hong Kong (27 episodes)
1960 Seven Ways from Sundown as Beeker
1960 The Apartment as Dr. Dreyfuss
1960 The Last Voyage as Chief Engineer Pringle
1959 The Angry Red Planet as CWO Sam Jacobs
1959 The Detectives (1 episode)
1959 The Man Who Understood Women as Mickey
1959 Law of the Plainsman (1 episode)
1959 Tightrope (1 episode)
1959 The Lawless Years (2 episodes)
1959 Black Saddle (1 episode)
1958 Bat Masterson (2 episodes)
1958 The Decks Ran Red as Alex Cole
1958 Behind Closed Doors (1 episode)
1958 The Rifleman (4 episodes)
1958 Naked City (1 episode)
1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive (2 episodes)
1958 Fraulein as Sgt. Grischa
1958 Cry Terror! as Agent Charles Pope
1957 Zorro (2 episodes)
1957 Trackdown (1 episode)
1957 Sugarfoot (1 episode)
1957 Reform School Girl as Mr. Horvath
1957 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1 episode)
1957 Badlands of Montana as Cavalry Sergeant
1956 Julie as Det. Mace
1956 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (2 episodes)
1956 Telephone Time (1 episode)
1956 The Steel Jungle as Truckdriver Helper
1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (1 episode)
1956 The Benny Goodman Story as 'Murph' Podolsky - riverboat band Mgr.
1955 Gunsmoke (1 episode)
1955 The Night Holds Terror as Detective Pope
1955 Dial Red O as Lloyd Lavalle
1955 Carolina Cannonball as Hogar
1955 The Millionaire (1 episode)
1955 Soldier of Fortune as Austin Stoker
1954 Untamed Heiress as Louie
1954 The Great Diamond Robbery as Cafe Counterman (uncredited)
1954 It Should Happen to You as Joe (uncredited)
1953 Money from Home as Short Boy
1953 Letter to Loretta (1 episode)
1953 A Blueprint for Murder as Detective Lt. Harold Y. Cole
1953 The War of the Worlds as Salvatore
1953 Terry and the Pirates (1 episode)
1953 Abbott and Costello Go to Mars as Harry
1952 Adventures of Superman (1 episode)
1952 Confidence Girl as Detective Sergeant Quinn
1951 Dragnet (12 episodes)
1951 The Lemon Drop Kid as Muscleman (uncredited)
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (1 episode)
1950 No Way Out as Undetermined Minor Role (uncredited)
1950 Where Danger Lives as Cosey - Ambulance Driver (uncredited)
1950 Women From Headquarters as Sam
1949 Red, Hot and Blue as Steve

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