Biography

Mike Mazurki (born: Markijan Mazurkiewicz; 25 December 1907 – 9 December 1990) was an American actor and professional wrestler who appeared in more than 100 films. His towering 6 ft 5 in (196 cm) presence and intimidating face usually got him roles playing tough guys, thugs, strong men, and gangsters.

Mike Mazurki (born: Markijan Mazurkiewicz; 25 December 1907 – 9 December 1990) was an American actor and professional wrestler who appeared in more than 100 films. His towering 6 ft 5 in (196 cm) presence and intimidating face usually got him roles playing tough guys, thugs, strong men, and gangsters.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 111

Birthday 1907-12-26

Day of Death 1990-12-09

Place of Birth Tarnopol, Galicia, Austria-Hungary [now Ternopil, Ukraine]

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Also Known As

  • Michail Mazuruski
  • 'Iron' Mike Mazurki
  • Michael Mazurki

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1990 Mob Boss as Don Taglianeti
1990 Dick Tracy as Old Man at Hotel
1987 Amazon Women on the Moon as Dutch
1985 Doin' Time as Bruno
1981 ...All the Marbles as Chicago Referee
1980 The Man With Bogart's Face as Himself
1980 Alligator as Gatekeeper
1979 Gas Pump Girls as Moiv
1976 Charlie's Angels (1 episode)
1976 Won Ton Ton: the Dog Who Saved Hollywood as Studio Guard
1975 Challenge to be Free as Trapper
1975 Bronk (1 episode)
1975 Switch (1 episode)
1975 The Wild McCullochs as Cliff Randall
1974 The Centerfold Girls as The Caretaker
1972 Kung Fu (1 episode)
1970 Which Way to the Front? as Rocky (uncredited)
1968 Land of the Giants (1 episode) as Loach
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1 episode)
1967 Mannix (1 episode)
1967 Rango (1 episode)
1967 Mr. Terrific (1 episode) as Shoulders
1966 It's About Time (1 episode)
1966 Batman (1 episode)
1966 7 Women as Tunga Khan
1965 The Loner (1 episode)
1965 Laredo (1 episode)
1965 F Troop (1 episode)
1965 Requiem for a Gunfighter as Ivy Bliss
1964 Cheyenne Autumn as Sr. First Sergeant
1964 Gilligan's Island (1 episode)
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode)
1964 The Munsters (1 episode)
1963 4 for Texas as Chad
1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World as Miner
1963 The Bill Dana Show (1 episode)
1963 Donovan's Reef as Sgt. Monk Menkowicz
1962 Zotz! as Igor
1962 The Beverly Hillbillies (1 episode)
1961 Pocketful of Miracles as Big Mike
1961 The Errand Boy as Blonde 'Movie Siren'
1961 Mister Ed (1 episode)
1960 The Facts of Life as First Husband in Motel Room
1960 The Roaring 20's (1 episode)
1960 My Three Sons (1 episode)
1960 Johnny Midnight (1 episode)
1959 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1 episode)
1959 Tightrope (1 episode)
1959 Some Like It Hot as Spats' henchman
1958 The Texan (1 episode)
1958 The Man Who Died Twice as Rax
1957 Hell Ship Mutiny as Ross
1957 Perry Mason (2 episodes)
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (3 episodes)
1957 Official Detective (1 episode)
1956 Man in the Vault as Louie
1956 Around the World in Eighty Days as Drunk in Hong Kong Dive
1956 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1 episode)
1956 Comanche as Flat Mouth
1955 Kismet as Chief Policeman
1955 Blood Alley as Big Han
1955 Gunsmoke (1 episode)
1955 Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier as Bigfoot Mason
1955 New Orleans Uncensored as Big Mike
1955 New York Confidential as Arnie Wendler
1954 The Egyptian as Foreman, House of Death
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)
1952 The Light Touch as Charles
1951 My Favorite Spy as Monkara
1951 Ten Tall Men as Roshko
1951 Criminal Lawyer as 'Moose' Hendricks
1950 Dark City as Sidney Winant
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (3 episodes)
1950 Pier 23 as Ape Danowski
1950 Night and the City as The Strangler
1950 He's a Cockeyed Wonder as 'Lunk' Boxwell
1949 Samson and Delilah as Leader of Philistine Soldiers
1949 Abandoned as Hoppe
1949 Rope of Sand as Pierson (guard)
1949 Neptune's Daughter as Mac Mozolla
1949 Come to the Stable as Sam
1948 Relentless as Jake
1948 The Noose Hangs High as Chuck
1947 I Walk Alone as Dan (the doorman)
1947 Nightmare Alley as Bruno
1947 Unconquered as Bone
1947 Killer Dill as Little Joe
1947 Sinbad the Sailor as Yusuf
1946 The French Key as Sam Cragg
1946 Mysterious Intruder as Harry Pontos
1946 Live Wires as Patsy 'Pat' Clark
1945 Dakota as 'Bigtree' Collins
1945 Dick Tracy as 'Splitface'
1945 Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood as Klondike Pete
1945 The Spanish Main as Erik Swaine
1945 The Horn Blows at Midnight as Bass Player / Humphrey Rafferty
1944 Murder, My Sweet as Moose Malloy
1944 The Missing Juror as Cullie-Steam Room Attendant
1944 The Princess and the Pirate as Pirate (uncredited)
1944 The Canterville Ghost as Metropolus
1943 Lost Angel as Fighter (uncredited)
1943 Whistling in Brooklyn as Henchman on Ship (uncredited)
1943 Behind the Rising Sun as Japanese Wrestler
1943 Mission to Moscow as Russian Machinist Workman
1943 Taxi, Mister as Henchman Joe
1943 It Ain't Hay as Bouncer (uncredited)
1942 Gentleman Jim as Jake Kilrain (uncredited)
1942 That Other Woman as Jealous Sunbather at Hotel
1942 Dr. Renault's Secret as Rogell (uncredited)
1942 About Face as Tough Sailor
1941 The Shanghai Gesture as The Coolie

Crew

1950 Night and the City Technical Advisor

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