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Eli Wallach

Performer
( b. Dec 07, 1915 Brooklyn, New York, USA - d. Jun 24, 2014 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Relations: Father of Roberta Wallach
Husband of Anne Jackson (1948 - his death)

Biography: Eli Herschel Wallach was born on December 7, 1915 in Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York to Abraham and Bertha Wallach. He studied at the University of Texas at Austin, and then earned a master's degree in education at City College. He studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse and then served in the Medical Corps during World War II. He became a founding member of the Actors Studio after the war. He married actress Anne Jackson, and they often acted together. His children are Katherine, Peter, and Roberta Wallach.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "The Magnificent Seven," "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," "Mystic River," "The Ghost Writer," "The Godfather: Part III," "The Holiday," and "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps." Television credits include: "ER," "Murder, She Wrote," "Batman," "Nurse Jackie," "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," "To Tell the Truth," "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson," Highway to Heaven," and "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip."

Other Awards: Honorary Oscar "For a lifetime's worth of indelible screen characters" in 2011. Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Drama for "Poppies Are Also Flowers" in 1967.

Trivia:
He released his autobiography, "The Good, The Bad And Me: In My Anecdotage," in 2005.
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on June 27, 2014.



ProductionsDate of Productions
The Flowering Peach
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: Eli Wallach [Noah]
Mar 20, 1994 - Apr 24, 1994
The Price
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: Eli Wallach [Gregory Solomon]
Jun 10, 1992 - Jul 19, 1992
Cafe Crown
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Starring: Eli Wallach [David Cole]
Feb 18, 1989 - Mar 26, 1989
Twice Around the Park
A Need for Brussels Sprouts
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Eli Wallach [Leon Rose]
A Need for Less Expertise
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Eli Wallach [Gus Frazier]
Nov 04, 1982 - Feb 20, 1983
Saturday Sunday Monday
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach [Peppino]
Nov 21, 1974 - Nov 30, 1974
The Waltz of the Toreadors
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach [General St. Pé]
Sep 13, 1973 - Nov 25, 1973
Promenade, All!
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach [Ollie H (1895), Ollie H (1920), Wesley (1945), Wesley (Approximately Now)]
Apr 16, 1972 - May 27, 1972
Staircase
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach [Charles Dyer]
Jan 10, 1968 - Mar 02, 1968
Luv
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Eli Wallach [Milt Manville]
Nov 11, 1964 - Jan 07, 1967
Rhinoceros
[Play, Original]
  • Starring: Eli Wallach [Berrenger]
Jan 09, 1961 - Aug 05, 1961
The Cold Wind and the Warm
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach [Willie]
Dec 08, 1958 - Mar 21, 1959
The Chairs and The Lesson
[Play, Farce, Tragedy, Original]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach [Old Man]
Jan 09, 1958 - Jan 26, 1958
Major Barbara
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Starring: Eli Wallach [Bill Walker]
Oct 30, 1956 - May 18, 1957
Mademoiselle Colombe
[Play, Original]
  • Also Starring: Eli Wallach [Julien]
Jan 06, 1954 - Feb 27, 1954
The Teahouse of the August Moon
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Eli Wallach
        Sakini - Replacement (? - Nov 19, 1955)
Oct 15, 1953 - Mar 24, 1956
Camino Real
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach [Kilroy]
Mar 17, 1953 - May 09, 1953
The Rose Tattoo
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Starring: Eli Wallach [Alvaro Mangiacavallo]
Feb 03, 1951 - Oct 27, 1951
The Lady from the Sea
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach [Ballested]
Aug 07, 1950 - Aug 19, 1950
Mister Roberts
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach
        Stefanowski - Replacement
Feb 18, 1948 - Jan 06, 1951
Antony and Cleopatra
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach
        Diomedes
        Messenger - Replacement
Nov 26, 1947 - Mar 13, 1948
Alice in Wonderland
[Play, Fantasy, Play with music, Revival]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach [Duck, Two of Spades, Other Voice]
Apr 05, 1947 - Jun 28, 1947
Yellow Jack
[Play, Drama, History, Revival]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach [Busch]
Feb 27, 1947 - Mar 15, 1947
A Pound on Demand / Androcles and the Lion
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach [Spintho]
Dec 19, 1946 - Feb 22, 1947
What Every Woman Knows
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach [Ensemble]
Nov 08, 1946 - Feb 15, 1947
King Henry VIII
[Play, History, Revival]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach [Cromwell]
Nov 06, 1946 - Feb 21, 1947
Skydrift
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Eli Wallach [Crew Chief]
Nov 13, 1945 - Nov 17, 1945
1998 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Play
Eli Wallach (for "Visiting Mr. Green") [nominee]
1993 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
The Price [nominee]
Starring: Eli Wallach
1951 Theatre World Award
winner The Rose Tattoo [recipient]
Starring: Eli Wallach
1951 Tony Award® Best Featured Actor in a Play
winner The Rose Tattoo [winner]
Starring: Eli Wallach
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