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Eli Wallach

Eli Wallach
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Birth Date

December 7, 1915

Died

June 24, 2014

Nationality

United States

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Natural hair color

Grey

Eye color

Brown

Height

5 ft 7 in | 170 cm

Weight

82 kg | 181 lbs

Shoe size

Not Available

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Eli Herschel Wallach was born in Red Hook, New York, United States, on December 7, 1915, was an American actor.

Young Eli Wallach first started performing in student plays.

He made his big screen debut in black comedy drama film Baby Doll (1956) in role as Silva Vacarro.

He got his television debut in NBC anthology series The Philco Television Playhouse (1949-1955) in role as Nacho.

Eli's breakthrough performance came as Calvera in Western film The Magnificent Seven (1960).

He landed his Broadway debut in a play "Skydrift" (1945) in role as Crew Chief.

Eli Wallach Height and Weight

How tall was Eli Wallach and what was his weight? Eli Wallach's height was 5' 7" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 170 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight was 181 іn pоunds or 82 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Best Movies

He won the British Academy Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Silva Vacarro in in black comedy drama film Baby Doll (1956).

He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role as 'Happy' Locarno in spy and anti-drug film The Poppy Is Also a Flower (1966).

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special for his role as Norman Voss in romantic comedy drama movie Something in Common (1986).

The Lineup (1958) noir crime as Dancer

The Misfits (1961) Western drama as Guido

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) epic spaghetti Western as Tuco Ramirez

How to Steal a Million (1966) heist comedy as Davis Leland

The Deep (1977) adventure as Adam Coffin

Girlfriends (1978) comedy drama as Rabbi Aaron Gold

Circle of Iron (1978) martial arts fantasy as Man-in-Oil

Winter Kills (1979) satirical black comedy thriller as Joe Diamond

The Hunter (1980) biographical action thriller as Ritchie Blumenthal

Tough Guys (1986) action comedy as Leon B. Little

Keeping the Faith (2000) romantic comedy as Rabbi Ben Lewis

The Holiday (2006) romantic comedy as Arthur Abbott

Best TV Shows

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Eli Weinraub in NBC comedy drama series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006), in episode "The Wrap Party".

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Bernard Zimberg in Showtime medical comedy drama series Nurse Jackie (2009), in episode "Chicken Soup".

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Performance in a Drama for his role as Douglas Lambert in anthology drama series CBS Playhouse (1967) in episode "Dear Friends".

He played Father Hernando De Talavera in miniseries Christopher Columbus (1985).

He portrayed Jay Bickford, Max's Father in CBS drama series The Education of Max Bickford (2002).

Facts

Graduated from University of Texas in Austin (1936).

Studied at Actors Studio and the Neighborhood Playhouse.

Studied method acting under Sanford Meisner.

Had one brother and two sisters.

Had Jewish ancestry.

He won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Alvaro Mangiacavallo in a play "The Rose Tattoo" (1951).

He released his autobiography "The Good, The Bad And Me: In My Anecdotage" in 2005.

He served for five years in the Army's Medical Administrative Corps during World War II.

He was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for The Complete Shakespeare Sonnets (2001).

He received the Academy Honorary Award in 2010.

He was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1988.

Wallach died on June 24, 2014, Manhattan, New York, United States, at the age of 98.

Spouse

He was married to actress Anne Jackson (1948-2014), they had two daughters: Roberta, Katherine and one son,Peter.

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