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Zero Mostel

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.


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Born:
Feb 28, 1915 In Brooklyn, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
27
First Appeared:
In the movie Du Barry Was a Lady 1943-08-13
Latest Project:
Movie Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards 2005-08-07
Known For
Poster of The Muppet Show
Poster of Once Upon a Scoundrel
Poster of Rhinoceros
Poster of Panic in the Streets
Filmography
Movie Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards Pseudolus (segment "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum") 2005-08-07
Movie Broadway's Lost Treasures Tevye (segment "Fiddler On The Roof") 2003-08-10
Movie Watership Down Kehaar (voice) 1978-10-14
Movie The Front Hecky Brown 1976-09-17
Series The Muppet Show Unknown 1976-09-05
Movie The Little Drummer Boy Book II Brutus 1976-12-13
Movie Fore Play The President / Don Pasquale 1975-03-01
Movie Journey Into Fear Kopelkin 1975-08-08
Movie Rhinoceros John 1974-01-21
Movie Once Upon a Scoundrel Carlos del Refugio 1974-08-15
Movie The Hot Rock Abe Greenberg 1972-01-26
Series The Electric Company 1971-10-25
Movie The Angel Levine Morris Mishkin 1970-07-28
Series Josie and the Pussycats 1970-09-12
Movie Mastermind Inspector Hoku Ichihara 1969-08-12
Movie The Great Bank Robbery Rev. Pious Blue 1969-09-10
Movie Great Catherine Potemkin 1968-11-29
Movie The Producers Max Bialystock 1967-11-22
Movie A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Pseudolus 1966-10-16
Movie The Enforcer 'Big Babe' Lazich 1951-02-24
Movie Sirocco Balukjiaan 1951-06-13
Movie The Model and the Marriage Broker George Wixted 1951-11-01
Movie The Guy Who Came Back Boots Mullins 1951-08-16
Movie Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell Emmett 1951-08-01
Movie Panic in the Streets Raymond Fitch 1950-07-27
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Movie Du Barry Was a Lady Rami - the Swami / Taliostra 1943-08-13
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