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Jaffe as David Zorba in Ben Casey, 1961
March 10, 1891
|Died||March 24, 1984
|Cause of death||Prostate cncer|
|Resting place||Eden Memorial Park Cemetery in Mission Hills, California|
|Other names||Sam C. Jaffe|
|Education||City College of New York
(B.Sc. Engineering, 1912)
|Occupation||Actor, teacher, engineer, writer|
(m. 1926; her death 1941)
(m. 1956; his death 1984)
In 1951, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Asphalt Jungle (1950). He also starred in Ben-Hur (1959) and The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951). He may be best remembered for playing the title role in Gunga Din (1939) and the High Lama in Lost Horizon (1937).
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