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Mike Mazurki
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Mazurki as Splitface in Dick Tracy (1945)
Born
Markijan Mazurkiewicz

(1907-12-25)December 25, 1907
Kupchyntsi (Купчинці), Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria,
Austria-Hungary (now Ternopil Raion, Tarnopol, Ukraine)
Died December 9, 1990(1990-12-09) (aged 82)
Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Alma mater Manhattan College
Fordham Law School
Occupation Actor, Professional wrestler
Years active 1934–1990
Height 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Spouse(s)
  • Jeanette Briggs
    (m. 1943; div. 1950)
  • Sylvia Weinblatt
    (m. 1968)
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Mike Mazurki (December 25, 1907 – December 9, 1990) was an American actor and professional wrestler who appeared in more than 142 films. His towering 6 ft 5 in (196 cm) presence and intimidating face usually got roles for him playing tough guys, thugs, strong men, and gangsters. best known for Splitface in Dick Tracy (1945), Yusuf in Sinbad the Sailor (1947), and Clon in It's About Time (1966-1967).

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