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Eli Wallach

Character Actor / Film Producer / Actor | * 12/07/1915 († 98, 06/24/2014) | Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Eli Herschel Wallach (December 7, 1915 – June 24, 2014) was an American film, television and stage actor whose career spanned more than seven decades, beginning in the late 1940s. Trained in stage acting, which he enjoyed doing most, he became "one of the greatest 'character actors' ever to appear on stage and screen", with over 90 film credits. He and his wife Anne Jackson often appeared together on stage, and were one of the best-known acting couples in American theater. As a stage and screen character actor, Wallach had one of the longest-ever careers in show business, spanning 62 years from his Broadway debut to his last two major Hollywood studio movies (which were released in the same year). Wallach initially studied method acting under Sanford Meisner, and later became a founding member of the Actors Studio, where he studied under Lee Strasberg. He played a wide variety of roles throughout his career, primarily as a supporting actor. For his debut screen performance in Baby Doll (1956), he won a BAFTA Award for Best Newcomer and a Golden Globe Award nomination. Among his other most famous roles are Calvera in The Magnif..."> ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Eli Wallach

Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer To Leading Film Roles Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Academy Honorary Award Theatre World Award Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer To Leading Film Roles Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

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Movies with Eli Wallach as Actor(112)

as Andre2015 The Train
as himself2014 Showing Up
as Old man2010 The Ghost Writer
as Julie Steinhardt2010 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
as Joe Nightingale2008 Vote and Die: Liszt for President
as Abe (segment "Joshua Marston")2008 New York, I Love You
as Seymour Warburton2007 Mama's Boy
as Arthur Abbott2006 The Holiday
as Noah Dietrich2006 The Hoax
as himself2006 The Real James Dean
as Himself - Interviewee2005 Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool
as Narrator (voice)2004 The Easter Egg Adventure
as Mr. Loonie - Liquor Store Owner (uncredited)2003 Mystic River
2003 Rita
as Himself / Narrator2003 Time Machine: When Cowboys Were King
as Leonard Goldenson2002 Monday Night Mayhem
as Rabbi Ben Lewis2000 Keeping the Faith
as Himself - Actor2000 Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows
as Erich Schmidt2000 The Bookfair Murders
as Don Siro1996 Honey Sweet Love
as Donald Fallon1996 The Associate
as Sheldon1995 Two Much
as Frank Latella1993 Vendetta II: The New Mafia
as George Lieberhof1992 Mistress
as Peck1992 Night and the City
as Moses Resnick1992 Legacy of Lies
as Commentator1991 Coney Island
as Cotton Weinberger1990 The Two Jakes
as Don Altobello1990 The Godfather: Part III
as Yacov1987 The Impossible Spy
as himself1987 Hollywood Uncensored
as Dr. Herbert A. Morrison1987 Nuts
as Leon B. Little1986 Tough Guys
as Joe Verga1985 Embassy
as Dr. William Hitzig1984 Anatomy of an Illness
as Sam Orowitz1984 Sam's Son
as Vern Damico1982 The Executioner's Song
as General Leporello1981 The Salamander
as Sal Galucci1981 The Pride of Jesse Hallam
as Bert Silverman1981 Skokie
as Olan Vacio1980 Fugitive Family
as Ritchie Blumenthal1980 The Hunter
as Sal Hyman1979 Firepower
as Joe Diamond1979 Winter Kills
as Vince Marlow / Pop1978 Movie Movie
as Man-in-Oil1978 Circle of Iron
as Rabbi Gold1978 Girlfriends
as Ben Ezra1978 The Pirate
as Gerolamo Giarra1978 Little Italy
as Monsignor1977 Nasty Habits
as Adam Coffin1977 The Deep
as Gen. Reser1977 The Domino Principle
as Detective Gatz1977 The Sentinel
as Peter Struwwel1976 Plot of Fear
as Sheriff Edward Gideon / aka Black Jack1975 Shoot First… Ask Questions Later
as Cesare1975 Eye of the Cat
as Don Vittorio1974 Crazy Joe
as DeWitt Foster1974 Indict and Convict
as Frank Enari1973 A Cold Night's Death
as Lynn Forshay1973 Cinderella Liberty
as Joe1973 Stateline Motel
as Paul Cunningham1971 The Typists
as Maz Lozoya1971 Don't Turn the Other Cheek
as Arthur Mason1970 The People Next Door
as Napoleon Bonaparte1970 The Adventures of Gerard
as Deli clerk1970 The Angel Levine
as Mario Gambretti1970 Zig Zag
as Ben Baker1969 Mackenna's Gold
as Frankie Scannapieco1969 The Brain
as Cacopoulos1968 Ace High
as Tennessee Fredericks1968 A Lovely Way to Die
as Ben Harris1967 The Tiger Makes Out
as 'Happy' Locarno1966 Poppies Are Also Flowers
as Davis Leland1966 How to Steal a Million
as Tuco Ramirez1966 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
as Shah of Khwarezm1965 Genghis Khan
as The General1965 Lord Jim
as Stratos1964 The Moon-Spinners
as Raphael Valdez Jr.1964 Kisses For My President
as Sgt. Craig1963 The Victors
as Warren Stone1963 Act One
as Charlie Gant1962 How the West Was Won
as Guido1961 The Misfits
as Calvera1960 The Magnificent Seven
as Poncho1960 Seven Thieves
as Johnny Horton1960 Lullaby
as Sancho Panza / Cervantes' Manservant1959 I, Don Quixote
as Dancer1958 The Lineup
as Silva Vacarro1956 Baby Doll

TV Shows/Series with Eli Wallach as Actor(32)

Movies with Eli Wallach as Crew(1)

Production/Producer1967 The Tiger Makes Out

Full Name: Eli Wallach
Born: Tuesday, 12/07 1915 (December) in New York City
Died: Tuesday, 06/24 2014 (June) in New York City (aged: 98)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Texas at Austin, City College of New York, Erasmus Hall High School, Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, University of Texas at Austin, City College of New York
Spouses (current/former): Anne Jackson
Children: Roberta Wallach, Peter Wallach, Katherine Wallach
Eli Wallach frequently works together with these people:
William Shatner (11x, Actor)
Shelley Winters (10x, Actress)
Anne Jackson (9x, Actress)
Martin Balsam (8x, Actor)
Peter Falk (8x, Actor)
Jack Warden (8x, Actor)
Nina Foch (8x, Actress)
Michael Landon (8x, Actor)
John Forsythe (7x, Actor)
Theodore Bikel (7x, Actor)
Bethel Leslie (7x, Actress)
Constance Ford (7x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2049, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/17/2020