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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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Zero Mostel, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
February 28, 1915, Brooklyn, New York, USA
September 8, 1977
1943 DuBarry Was a LadyRami - the Swami / Taliostra 1950 Panic in the StreetsRaymond Fitch 1951 The Enforcer'Big Babe' Lazich 1951 SiroccoBalukjiaan 1966 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the ForumPseudolus 1967 The ProducersMax Bialystock 1969 The Great Bank RobberyRev. Pious Blue 1969 MastermindInspector Hoku Ichihara 1970 The Angel LevineMorris Mishkin 1972 The Hot RockAbe Greenberg 1974 RhinocerosJohn 1976 The FrontHecky Brown 1978 Watership DownKehaar (voice) 2003 Broadway's Lost TreasuresTevye (segment "Fiddler On The Roof") 2005 Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony AwardsPseudolus (segment "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum")Limited to the 15 most popular items