Person Details

Birthday: 1915-02-28 09:06:22

Death: 1977-08-08 09:06:22

Aliases: Зеро Мостел

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Movie Involvements: 17

TV Involvements: 3


Most Famous Work

Biography

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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Zero Mostel, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Tony Awards
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5

Tony Awards

(1956) Self - Performer
Watership Down
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7

Watership Down

(1978) Kehaar (voice)
Panic in the Streets
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7

Panic in the Streets

(1950) Raymond Fitch
The Enforcer
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7

The Enforcer

(1951) 'Big Babe' Lazich
Sirocco
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6

Sirocco

(1951) Balukjiaan
Journey into Fear
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6

Journey into Fear

(1975) Kopelkin
Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards
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7

Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards

(2005) Pseudolus (segment "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum")
The Angel Levine
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7

The Angel Levine

(1970) Morris Mishkin

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2024 Self (Archive Footage)
2018 Self (archive footage)
2013 Self (archive footage)
2007 Max Bialystock (archive footage) (uncredited)
2005 Pseudolus ("A Funny Thing Happened on the ...") (arch. foot.)
2003 Tevye (segment "Fiddler On The Roof")
1986 Self (archive footage)
1985 Self
1979 N/A
1978 Kehaar (voice)
1977 N/A
1976 Brutus (voice)
Hecky Brown
Self - Special Guest Star
1975 Kopelkin
President / Don Pasquale
1974 John
1973 Kublai Khan
Heavy Harry
Carlos del Refugio
Ranger Zeppel
1972 Abe Greenberg
1971 N/A
1970 Self
N/A
Morris Mishkin
1969 Rev. Pious Blue
Inspector Hoku Ichihara
1968 Potemkin
Self - Guest
Max Bialystock
1967 Self
1966 Pseudolus
Himself
1962 Self
Self
1961 Estragon
1959 Melamed / Maxel
1956 Self - Presenter
Self - Nominee
Self - Performer
1951 George Wixted
Boots Mullins
Emmett
Balukjiaan
'Big Babe' Lazich
1950 Raymond Fitch
1948 Self - Comedian
1943 Rami - the Swami / Taliostra
Year Character Movie/Tv

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