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George Tobias

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Tobias (July 14, 1901 – February 27, 1980) was an American character actor. Born to a Jewish family in New York, he began his acting career at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California. He then spent several years in theater groups before moving on to Broadway and, eventually, Hollywood. In 1939, Tobias signed with Warner Brothers, where he played in supporting roles, many times along with James Cagney, in such movies as Cagney's Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) as well as with Gary Cooper in Sergeant York (1941). Tobias later achieved fame in the 1960s by playing long-suffering neighbor Abner Kravitz on the TV sitcom Bewitched. George Tobias never married and retired from acting in 1977 after a guest role in the Bewitched sequel Tabitha. On February 27, 1980, Tobias died of bladder cancer at the age of 78 at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. The hearse containing his body was stolen on the way to the mortuary. The driver got out to speak to someone, and vandals stole the car. After driving about a mile, they realized that Tobias' body was in the back and fled the car. He is buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Glendale, Queens County, New York. Description above from the Wikipedia article George Tobias, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 14, 1901 In New York City, New York, U.S
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Yes, My Darling Daughter 1939-02-25
Latest Project:
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life 1988-11-22
Known For
Poster of Affectionately Yours
Poster of Calling All Husbands
Poster of Music in My Heart
Poster of The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life (archive footage) 1988-11-22
Series Tabitha Unknown 1977-05-07
Series Switch Unknown 1975-09-09
Series Starsky & Hutch Unknown 1975-09-10
Movie The Night Strangler Stacks / Jimmy Stackhaus (scenes deleted) 1973-01-16
Series The Waltons Unknown 1972-09-14
Movie The Phynx Markevitch 1970-03-06
Series Medical Center Unknown 1969-09-24
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Movie The Glass Bottom Boat Norman Fenimore 1966-06-09
Movie Nightmare in the Sun Gideon 1965-03-06
Movie The Big Parade of Comedy 1964-09-02
Movie Bullet for a Badman Diggs 1964-09-01
Series Bewitched Abner Kravitz 1964-09-17
Movie Hollywood Without Make-Up 1963-07-01
Movie A New Kind of Love Joe Bergner 1963-10-10
Series Sam Benedict Unknown 1962-09-15
Series Tightrope Unknown 1959-09-08
Series Laramie Unknown 1959-09-15
Series Adventures in Paradise 1959-10-05
Series The Rebel Unknown 1959-10-04
Movie Marjorie Morningstar Maxwell Greech 1958-04-24
Movie The Tattered Dress Billy Giles 1957-03-14
Movie Silk Stockings Vassili Markovitch, Commisar of Art 1957-07-18
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Telephone Time Unknown 1956-04-08
Movie The Seven Little Foys Barney Green 1955-09-30
Movie The Glenn Miller Story Si Schribman 1954-01-04
Movie Desert Pursuit Ghazili 1952-05-10
Movie Rawhide Gratz 1951-03-25
Movie The Mark of the Renegade Captain Bardoso 1951-07-23
Movie The Magic Carpet Razi 1951-10-18
Movie Ten Tall Men Londos 1951-10-26
Movie Southside 1-1000 Reggie 1950-11-16
Movie Everybody Does It Rossi 1949-10-24
Movie The Set-Up Tiny 1949-03-29
Movie Adventures of Casanova Jacopo 1948-02-07
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
Movie Sinbad the Sailor Abbu 1947-01-13
Movie My Wild Irish Rose Nick Popolis 1947-12-24
Movie The Judge Steps Out Mike 1947-12-15
Movie Her Kind of Man Joe Marino 1946-05-11
Movie Gallant Bess Lug Johnson 1946-12-05
Movie Nobody Lives Forever Al Doyle 1946-11-01
Movie Mildred Pierce Mr. Chris (uncredited) 1945-10-20
Movie Make Your Own Bed Boris Fenilise 1944-06-10
Movie Passage to Marseille Petit 1944-02-16
Movie Between Two Worlds Pete Musick 1944-05-20
Movie Air Force Asst. Crew Chief 1943-03-20
Movie Mission to Moscow Freddie 1943-04-29
Movie This Is the Army Maxie Twardofsky 1943-08-14
Movie Thank Your Lucky Stars Himself 1943-09-25
Movie Captains of the Clouds Blimp Lebec (bush pilot) 1942-02-12
Movie Juke Girl Nick Garcos, the Greek 1942-05-30
Movie Yankee Doodle Dandy Dietz 1942-05-29
Movie My Sister Eileen Appopolous 1942-09-24
Movie Wings for the Eagle Jake Hanso 1942-07-18
Movie Affectionately Yours Pasha 1941-05-10
Movie The Strawberry Blonde Nicholas Pappalas 1941-02-21
Movie Out of the Fog Igor Propotkin 1941-06-14
Movie Sergeant York "Pusher" Ross 1941-09-27
Movie The Bride Came C.O.D. Peewee Defoe 1941-07-12
Movie The Tanks Are Coming Malowski 1941-10-04
Movie Torrid Zone Rosario La Mata 1940-05-18
Movie Music in My Heart Sascha Bolitov 1940-01-04
Movie They Drive by Night George Rondolos 1940-07-26
Movie Saturday's Children Herbert 'Herbie' Smith 1940-05-11
Movie The Man Who Talked Too Much Slug McNutt 1940-07-16
Movie River's End Andy Dijon 1940-08-10
Movie East of the River Tony Scaduto 1940-11-09
Movie South of Suez Eli Snedeker 1940-11-16
Movie City for Conquest 'Pinky' 1940-09-21
Movie Calling All Husbands Oscar Armstrong 1940-09-07
Movie Maisie Rico 1939-06-22
Movie Yes, My Darling Daughter Edith Colby 1939-02-25
Movie Balalaika Slaski 1939-12-15
Movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame Beggar 1939-12-29
Movie They All Come Out Sloppy Joe 1939-08-04
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