Sam Jaffe (I) (1891–1984)

Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Ben Casey (1961-1965) | Ben-Hur (1959) | The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination More »
BORN 
Mar 10, 1891 (died Mar 24, 1984)
HEIGHT 
5' 7½" (1.71m)

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Past Film & Video (27 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (47 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Professor Roscoe Weber ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Foul PlayFoul Play (TV Series) Barbary Bob Norwood ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Gideon's TrumpetGideon's Trumpet (TV Movie) 1st Supreme Court Justice  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Buck Rogers in the 25th CenturyBuck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series) The Keeper ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Flying HighFlying High (TV Series) Dr. Alsdorf ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for KojakKojak (TV Series) Papa ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for The Bionic WomanThe Bionic Woman (TV Series) Admiral Richter ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for The Sad and Lonely SundaysThe Sad and Lonely Sundays (TV Movie) Dr. Sweeny  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Medical StoryMedical Story (TV Series) Dr. Gershowitz ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Harry OHarry O (TV Series) Dr. Howard Cambridge ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
    • The Acolyte (Oct 16, 1975) Dr. Howard Cambridge  Less
  • Primary photo for ColumboColumbo (TV Series) Dr. Henry Willis ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for S.W.A.T.S.W.A.T. (TV Series) Dr. Brunner ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Streets of San FranciscoThe Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) Alex Zubatuk ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for QB VIIQB VII (TV Mini-series) Dr. Tessler ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The Best of TimesThe Best of Times (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Snoop SistersThe Snoop Sisters (TV Series) Issac Waldersack ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Saga of SonoraSaga of Sonora (TV Movie) Old Sam  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Owen Marshall, Counselor at LawOwen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series) Henry Noll ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Love, American StyleLove, American Style (TV Series) Mr. Palvecko (segment "Love and the Wishing Star") ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Ghost StoryGhost Story (TV Series) De Witt ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Alias Smith and JonesAlias Smith and Jones (TV Series) Soapy Saunders ( 3 episodes, 1971–1972 )  Less 1971–1972 3
  • Primary photo for EnemiesEnemies (TV Movie) Gittelman  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster?Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster? (TV Movie) Toby  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Old Man Who Cried WolfThe Old Man Who Cried Wolf (TV Movie) Abe Stillman  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for QuarantinedQuarantined (TV Movie) Mr. Berryman  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Nanny and the ProfessorNanny and the Professor (TV Series) Dr. Lazko ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Night GalleryNight Gallery (TV Series) Bleum ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for TarzanTarzan (TV Series) Dr. Singleton ( 2 episodes, 1967 )  Less 1967 2
  • Primary photo for BatmanBatman (TV Series) Zoltan Zorba ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for BonanzaBonanza (TV Series) Joshua Norton ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Daniel BooneDaniel Boone (TV Series) Jed Tolson ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Ben CaseyBen Casey (TV Series) Dr. David Zorba ( 127 episodes, 1961–1965 )  Less 1961–1965 127
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  • Primary photo for The Donna Reed ShowThe Donna Reed Show (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The DefendersThe Defenders (TV Series) Dr. William Graham ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Cain's HundredCain's Hundred (TV Series) Louis Speckter ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The Law and Mr. JonesThe Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series) Martin Berger ( 2 episodes, 1960–1961 )  Less 1960–1961 2
  • Primary photo for Naked CityNaked City (TV Series) Lazslo Lubasz ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The Robert Herridge TheaterThe Robert Herridge Theater (TV Series) Mr. Bates ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Alfred Hitchcock PresentsAlfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) Hal Ballew / The Abbot ( 2 episodes, 1960–1961 )  Less 1960–1961 2
  • Primary photo for The UntouchablesThe Untouchables (TV Series) Luigi Valcone ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The IslandersThe Islanders (TV Series) Papa Mathews ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Shirley Temple's StorybookShirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) Zacharias ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The WesternerThe Westerner (TV Series) Old Man McKeen ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Play of the WeekPlay of the Week (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Carpenter / Schiller / Grandy ( 3 episodes, 1959–1960 )  Less 1959–1960 3
  • Primary photo for Westinghouse Desilu PlayhouseWestinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) Younkers ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
    • Lepke (Nov 20, 1959) Younkers  Less
  • Primary photo for The Big StoryThe Big Story (TV Series) Hal Studer ( 1 episode )  Less 1949–1959 1
Self (9 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The MoviemakersThe Moviemakers (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for George Burns Celebrates 80 Years in Show BusinessGeorge Burns Celebrates 80 Years in Show Business (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John HustonAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Huston (TV Special) Himself  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood GreatsThe Hollywood Greats (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1977–1979 )  Less 1977–1979
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Mooch Goes to HollywoodMooch Goes to Hollywood (TV Movie) Himself - Party guest (uncredited)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Andy Williams ShowThe Andy Williams Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
Archive Footage (9 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and UsWatch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us (TV Movie) Professor Jacob Barnhardt (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Lost Horizon'The Making of 'Lost Horizon' (Video) High Lama (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American MoviesA Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (TV Movie) Grand Duke Peter, 'The Scarlet Empress' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for American CinemaAmerican Cinema (TV Series) Doc Erwin Riedenschneider (clip from The Asphalt Jungle (1950)) ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
    • Film Noir (1995) Doc Erwin Riedenschneider (clip from The Asphalt Jungle (1950)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for George Stevens: A Filmmaker's JourneyGeorge Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey Himself (archive footage)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Horror ShowThe Horror Show (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Tarzan's Jungle RebellionTarzan's Jungle Rebellion Singleton (archive footage)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Without Make-UpHollywood Without Make-Up Himself (archive footage)  Less 1963

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