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In the Broadway play Fiddler on the Roof (1964)
Samuel Joel Mostel
February 28, 1915
Brooklyn, New York City
|Died||September 8, 1977
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Cause of death||Aortic aneurysm|
|Alma mater||City College of New York
New York University
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, singer|
|Known for||A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Fiddler on the Roof
Samuel Joel "Zero" Mostel (February 28, 1915 – September 8, 1977) was an American actor, singer and comedian. He was best known for his roles as Tevye on stage in Fiddler on the Roof, Pseudolus on stage and on screen in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and Max Bialystock in the original movie version of Mel Brooks' The Producers (1967).
Mostel was an Obie Award and three-time Tony Award winner.
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