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Luther Adler

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He was an American actor best known for his work in theatre, but who also worked in film and television. He also directed plays on Broadway. Adler was born Lutha Adler on May 4, 1903 in New York City. He was one of six children born to Russian Jewish actors Sara and Jacob P. Adler. His father was considered to be one of the founders of the Yiddish theater in America. His siblings also worked in theatre; his sister Stella Adler achieved fame as an actress and drama teacher. His brother Jay also achieved some fame as an actor. Adler's father gave him his first acting job in the Yiddish play, Schmendrick, at the Thalia Theater in Manhattan in 1908; Adler was he 5 years old. His first Broadway plays were The Hand of the Potter in 1921; Humoresque in 1923; Monkey Talks in 1925; Money Business and We Americans in 1926; John in 1927; Red Rust (or Rust) and Street Scene in 1929

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May 4, 1903 In New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Lancer Spy 1937-10-08
Latest Project:
Movie Absence of Malice 1981-11-19
Known For
Poster of Mission: Impossible
Poster of Route 66
Poster of Under My Skin
Poster of Robert Montgomery Presents
Movie Absence of Malice Santos Malderone 1981-11-19
Movie Voyage of the Damned Professor Weiler 1976-12-22
Movie The Man in the Glass Booth Presiding Judge 1975-01-27
Movie Mean Johnny Barrows Don Racconi 1975-11-27
Movie Murph the Surf Max 'The Eye' 1975-06-11
Movie Crazy Joe Falco 1974-02-08
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-23
Series Hec Ramsey Unknown 1972-09-13
Series Search Unknown 1972-09-13
Series The Psychiatrist Unknown 1970-12-14
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Series The Name of the Game Unknown 1968-09-20
Movie The Brotherhood Dominick Bertolo 1968-12-01
Movie The Three Sisters Chebutykin 1966-01-01
Movie Cast a Giant Shadow Jacob Zion 1966-03-30
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Series Target: The Corruptors! Unknown 1961-09-29
Series Straightaway Unknown 1961-10-06
Series The Islanders Unknown 1960-10-02
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Movie The Rank and File Irving Werner 1959-05-28
Movie The Last Angry Man Max Vogel 1959-10-22
Series The Twilight Zone Arthur Castle 1959-10-02
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Series Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Unknown 1958-10-06
Movie Hot Blood Marco Torino 1956-03-07
Movie Crashout Pete Mendoza 1955-03-01
Movie The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing Delphin Delmas 1955-10-01
Movie The Miami Story Tony Brill 1954-05-03
Movie The Tall Texan Joshua Tinnen 1953-01-01
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Hoodlum Empire Nicholas 'Nick' Mancani 1952-04-15
Movie M Dan Langley 1951-03-01
Movie The Magic Face Rudi Janus / Janus the Great / Adolf Hitler 1951-08-13
Movie The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel Adolf Hitler 1951-10-16
Series Robert Montgomery Presents Unknown 1950-01-30
Movie Under My Skin Louis Bork 1950-03-17
Movie South Sea Sinner Cognac 1950-08-30
Movie D.O.A. Majak 1950-04-21
Movie Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye Keith 'Cherokee' Mandon 1950-08-19
Movie House of Strangers Joe Monetti 1949-07-01
Movie The Loves of Carmen Dancaire 1948-08-23
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
Movie Wake of the Red Witch Mayrant Ruysdaal Sidneye 1948-12-30
Movie Saigon Lt. Keon 1947-12-05
Movie Cornered Marcel Jarnac 1945-11-23
Movie Lancer Spy Schratt 1937-10-08