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Bert Lahr

Bert Lahr (born Irving Lahrheim; August 13, 1895 – December 4, 1967) was an American actor and comedian. Lahr is remembered today for his roles as the Cowardly Lion and the farmworker Zeke in the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, but was also well-known for work in burlesque, vaudeville, and on Broadway. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bert Lahr, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Aug 13, 1895 In New York City, New York, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Faint Heart 1929-12-21
Latest Project:
Movie To Oz! The Making of a Classic 2009-09-23
Known For
Poster of Shemp Cocktail: A Toast to the Original Stooge
Poster of The Colgate Comedy Hour
Poster of What's My Line?
Poster of The Ed Sullivan Show
Movie To Oz! The Making of a Classic Himself 2009-09-23
Movie Shemp Cocktail: A Toast to the Original Stooge Himself (archive footage) 2008-03-18
Movie The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: The Making of a Movie Classic Self (archive footage) 1990-02-20
Movie That's Entertainment! (archive footage) 1974-06-21
Movie The Night They Raided Minsky's Professor Spats 1968-12-22
Series Summer Fun Unknown 1966-07-22
Movie The Big Parade of Comedy Unknown 1964-09-02
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Movie The Fantasticks Hucklebee 1964-10-17
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Series The Merv Griffin Show Self 1962-10-01
Series The Steve Allen Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Movie The Second Greatest Sex Job McClure 1955-09-30
Movie The Great Waltz Hans Ebesteder 1955-11-04
Movie Rose Marie Barney McCorkle 1954-03-03
Movie Anything Goes Moonface 1954-02-28
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Series Omnibus Unknown 1952-11-09
Movie Mister Universe Joe Pulaski 1951-01-10
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Series What's My Line? Self - Mystery Guest 1950-02-02
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Movie Always Leave Them Laughing Eddie Eagen 1949-11-26
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Movie Meet the People Commander 1944-06-01
Movie Sing Your Worries Away Clarence 'Chow' Brewster 1942-03-06
Movie Ship Ahoy Skip Owens 1942-04-16
Movie The Wizard of Oz Zeke / Cowardly Lion 1939-08-15
Movie Josette Barney Barnaby 1938-06-03
Movie Just Around the Corner Gus 1938-11-11
Movie Zaza Cascart 1938-12-29
Movie Merry Go Round of 1938 Bert 1937-11-14
Movie Love and Hisses Sugar Boles 1937-12-21
Movie Henry the Ache King Henry VIII 1934-01-25
Movie No More West Gunpowder Bert 1934-03-29
Movie Hizzoner Bert Lahr, Cop 1933-11-17
Movie Flying High Emil 'Rusty' Krouse 1931-11-14
Movie Faint Heart Rudolf 1929-12-21