Zero Mostel

Zero Mostel

  • Born on
    • February 28th, 1915
  • Died on
    • August 8th, 1977
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.


Acting (16 Credits)

1978Watership Down as Kehaar (voice)
1976The Little Drummer Boy Book II as Brutus (voice)
1976The Front as Hecky Brown
1974Rhinoceros as John
1972The Hot Rock as Abe Greenberg
1971The Electric Company
1970The Angel Levine as Morris Mishkin
1970Josie and the Pussycats
1969The Great Bank Robbery as Rev. Pious Blue
1967The Producers as Max Bialystock
1966A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum as Pseudolus
1951The Enforcer as 'Big Babe' Lazich
1951Sirocco as Balukjiaan
1951The Model and the Marriage Broker as George Wixted
1950Panic in the Streets as Raymond Fitch
1943Du Barry Was a Lady as Rami - the Swami / Taliostra


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