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Nehemiah Persoff

Born in 1919 (some sources say 1920) in Jerusalem, Nehemiah Persoff immigrated with his family to America in 1929. Following schooling at the Hebrew Technical Institute of New York, he found a job as a subway electrician doing signal maintenance until an interest in the theater altered the direction of his life. He joined amateur groups and ...

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Aug 2, 1919 In Jerusalem, Palestine [now Israel]
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Dracula
Latest Project:
Movie Men in War 2017-10-08
Known For
Poster of Twins
Poster of An American Tail
Poster of Yentl
Poster of Some Like It Hot
Movie Men in War Sgt. Lewis 2017-10-08
Movie Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom Unknown 2016-03-21
Series Nostalgia Critic Unknown 2007-07-01
Movie An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster Papa Mousekewitz 2000-07-25
Movie An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island Papa 2000-02-15
Movie 4 Faces None 1999
Series Tracey Takes On... Unknown 1996-01-24
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Movie An American Tail: Fievel Goes West Papa 1991-11-22
Series Reasonable Doubts Unknown 1991-09-26
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Series Doogie Howser, M.D. Unknown 1989-09-19
Movie Twins Mitchell Traven 1988-12-09
Movie The Last Temptation of Christ Unknown 1988-09-09
Series Star Trek: The Next Generation Unknown 1987-09-26
Movie A Double Life Carlos 1987-01-17
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Series J.J. Starbuck Unknown 1987-09-26
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Movie An American Tail Papa Mousekewitz 1986-11-21
Series Adderly Unknown 1986-09-24
Series MacGyver Unknown 1985-09-29
Movie O'Hara's Wife Doctor Fischer 1984-01-01
Movie Yentl Reb Mendel 'Papa' 1984-01-06
Series Highway to Heaven Unknown 1984-09-19
Series Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Series Sadat Leonid Brezhnev 1983-09-06
Series Hotel Unknown 1983-09-21
Series Scarecrow and Mrs. King Unknown 1983-10-03
Series American Playhouse Unknown 1982-01-12
Movie St. Helens Mr. Ellison 1981-09-01
Movie F.D.R.: The Last Year Unknown 1980-04-15
Movie The Henderson Monster Prof. Leo Tedeschi 1980-05-27
Series B.A.D. Cats Unknown 1980-01-04
Movie Turnover Smith Ashmed Amad 1980-06-08
Series Condominium Conlaw 1980-09-12
Series Magnum, P.I. Unknown 1980-12-11
Movie The Rebels Unknown 1979-05-14
Series Delta House Unknown 1979-01-18
Series Supertrain Unknown 1979-02-07
Movie In Search of Historic Jesus Herod Antipas 1979-08-01
Series The Facts of Life Unknown 1979-08-24
Series The Littlest Hobo Unknown 1979-10-11
Movie The Thirteenth Day: The Story of Esther Mordecai 1979-11-18
Series The French Atlantic Affair Col. Schreiner 1979-09-07
Series Vega$ Unknown 1978-04-25
Movie Killing Stone Earl Stone 1978-05-02
Series High Hopes Unknown 1978
Series Richie Brockelman, Private Eye Unknown 1978-03-17
Series Battlestar Galactica Unknown 1978-09-17
Movie Ziegfeld: The Man and His Women Unknown 1978-05-21
Series The Word Unknown 1978-11-12
Series Greatest Heroes of the Bible Unknown 1978-11-19
Series Sword of Justice Unknown 1978-09-10
Series Fantasy Island Unknown 1977-01-14
Series The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries Unknown 1977-01-30
Series Logan's Run Unknown 1977-09-16
Movie Deadly Harvest Mort Logan 1977-08-21
Series The Bionic Woman Unknown 1976-01-14
Series McNaughton's Daughter Unknown 1976-03-04
Series Charlie's Angels Unknown 1976-03-21
Movie Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident Rudenko 1976-09-29
Series Quincy M.E. Unknown 1976-10-03
Movie Voyage of the Damned Mr. Hauser 1976-12-22
Series Hunter Unknown 1976-09-14
Series Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II Unknown 1976-09-21
Series Baretta Unknown 1975-01-17
Series Ellery Queen Unknown 1975-03-23
Series The Invisible Man Unknown 1975-05-06
Movie Psychic Killer Dr. Gubner 1975-12-01
Movie Eric Dr. Duchesnes 1975-11-10
Series Wonder Woman Unknown 1975-11-07
Series Little House on the Prairie Unknown 1974-03-30
Series Barney Miller Unknown 1974-08-22
Series The Six Million Dollar Man Unknown 1974-01-18
Movie The Stranger Within Dr. Edward Klein 1974-10-01
Movie The Missiles of October Unknown 1974-12-18
Series Police Woman Unknown 1974-09-13
Movie The Sex Symbol Nick Fortis 1974-09-17
Movie Dracula Dr. Van Helsing 1973
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Movie Michael O'Hara the Fourth Artie Moreno 1972-03-26
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-16
Series Cool Million Unknown 1972-10-16
Movie Lieutenant Schuster's Wife Champagne Joe Carroll 1972-10-11
Movie Lapin 360 None 1972-10-01
Series Search Unknown 1972-09-13
Series Columbo Unknown 1971-03-01
Series McMillan & Wife Unknown 1971-09-17
Series Police Surgeon Unknown 1971-09-10
Series The Chicago Teddy Bears Unknown 1971-09-17
Movie Red Sky at Morning Amadeo Montoya 1971-09-15
Movie Cutter's Trail Santillo 1970-02-10
Series McCloud Unknown 1970-02-17
Movie Mafia Pizzuco 1970-10-08
Movie Mrs. Pollifax-Spy Berisha 1970-09-15
Series Dan August Unknown 1970-09-23
Movie The Girl Who Knew Too Much Lieutenant Miles Crawford 1970-05-18
Movie The People Next Door Dr. Salazar 1970-08-26
Series Marcus Welby, M.D. Unknown 1969-03-26
Series Love, American Style Unknown 1969-09-29
Series The Bill Cosby Show Unknown 1969-09-14
Movie Panic in the City August Best 1968-02-01
Movie The Power Prof. Carl Melnicker 1968-02-21
Series It Takes a Thief Unknown 1968-01-09
Series Land of the Giants Unknown 1968-09-22
Series Adam-12 Unknown 1968-09-21
Series Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Series The Name of the Game Unknown 1968-09-20
Movie Escape to Mindanao Capt. Kramer 1968-12-07
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Movie Too Many Thieves Georgi 1967-08-11
Series The Joey Bishop Show Unknown 1967-04-17
Series The Flying Nun Unknown 1967-09-07
Series CBS Playhouse Unknown 1967-01-29
Series The Danny Thomas Hour Unknown 1967-09-11
Series Off to See the Wizard Unknown 1967-09-08
Series Maya Unknown 1967-09-16
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Series The High Chaparral Unknown 1967-09-10
Movie The Money Jungle Lt. Dow Reeves 1967-12-01
Series Tarzan Unknown 1966-09-08
Series The Time Tunnel Unknown 1966-09-09
Series Jericho Unknown 1966-09-15
Movie The Dangerous Days of Kiowa Jones Skoda 1966-12-25
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Movie The Greatest Story Ever Told Unknown 1965-04-09
Series A Man Called Shenandoah Unknown 1965-09-13
Series For the People Unknown 1965-01-31
Series The Legend of Jesse James Unknown 1965-09-13
Series The Wild Wild West Unknown 1965-09-17
Series Seaway Unknown 1965-09-15
Series Convoy Unknown 1965-09-17
Series Honey West Unknown 1965-09-17
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1965-09-15
Series The Trials of O'Brien Unknown 1965-09-18
Series I Spy Unknown 1965-09-15
Movie A Global Affair Under Secretary Segura 1964-01-30
Series Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Unknown 1964-09-14
Series Gilligan's Island Unknown 1964-09-26
Movie Fate Is the Hunter Ben Sawyer 1964-10-16
Series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Unknown 1964-09-22
Movie The Hook Capt. Van Ryn 1963-07-24
Series Mr. Novak Unknown 1963-09-24
Series Burke's Law Unknown 1963-09-20
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-09-27
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1962-10-01
Series Sam Benedict Unknown 1962-09-15
Series Frontier Circus Unknown 1961-10-05
Movie The Comancheros Graile 1961-11-29
Movie The Big Show Bruno Everard 1961-07-14
Series King of Diamonds Unknown 1961-09-13
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Series The New Breed Unknown 1961-10-03
Series Bus Stop Unknown 1961-10-01
Series The Dick Powell Theatre Unknown 1961-09-26
Series Moment of Fear None 1960-07-01
Series Insight Unknown 1960-10-02
Series Thriller Unknown 1960-09-13
Series Here's Hollywood Unknown 1960-09-26
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series The Witness Unknown 1960-09-29
Movie Al Capone Johnny Torrio 1959-03-25
Movie Never Steal Anything Small Pinelli 1959-04-12
Series Rawhide Unknown 1959-01-09
Movie Some Like It Hot Little Bonaparte 1959-04-14
Series The Untouchables Unknown 1959-01-22
Series The Third Man Unknown 1959-01-29
Series Mr. Lucky Unknown 1959-10-24
Series Startime Unknown 1959-10-06
Movie Clash by Night Jerry Wilenski 1959-07-07
Series Five Fingers Unknown 1959-10-03
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1959-10-02
Movie Day of the Outlaw Dan, Starret's Foreman 1959-07-22
Movie Green Mansions Don Panta 1959-09-03
Series Startime Unknown 1959-10-06
Series Shirley Temple's Storybook Unknown 1958-01-12
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Movie The Badlanders Vincente - The Powder Monkey 1958-12-14
Movie The Sea Wall Albert 1957-10-31
Movie The Wrong Man Gene Conforti 1957-01-26
Movie Street of Sinners Leon 1957-09-01
Series Wagon Train Unknown 1957-09-18
Movie The Wild Party Kicks Johnson 1956-12-21
Movie The Harder They Fall Leo 1956-05-08
Series Playhouse 90 Unknown 1956-10-04
Series The Alcoa Hour Unknown 1955-10-16
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Series Playwrights '56 Unknown 1955-10-04
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Unknown 1954-10-27
Series Producers' Showcase Strup 1954-10-18
Movie On the Waterfront Unknown 1954-06-22
Series You Are There Unknown 1953-02-01
Series The United States Steel Hour D'Arnault-Olivier / ... 1953-10-27
Series This Is the Life Unknown 1952-09-09
Series Goodyear Playhouse Unknown 1951-10-14
Series Schlitz Playhouse Unknown 1951-10-05
Series Armstrong Circle Theatre Unknown 1950-06-06
Movie The Naked City Unknown 1948-03-04
Series Actor's Studio Unknown 1948-09-26
Series The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Series Kraft Theatre Unknown 1947-05-07