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Vic Tayback

Victor Tayback (January 6, 1930 – May 25, 1990) was an American actor. He is best known for his role as diner owner Mel Sharples in the comedy-drama film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) and the television sitcom Alice (1976–1985), for which he won two consecutive Golden Globes.

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Jan 6, 1930 In Brooklyn, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Gunsmoke 1955-09-10
Latest Project:
Movie The Horseplayer 1990-01-20
Known For
Poster of Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Poster of Papillon
Poster of Bullitt
Poster of Surftide 77
Movie The Horseplayer George Samsa 1990-01-20
Movie Loverboy Harry Bruckner 1989-04-28
Movie Criminal Act The Exterminator (Greengrass) 1989-09-27
Movie Beverly Hills Bodysnatchers Lou 1989-10-11
Movie All Dogs Go to Heaven Carface (voice) 1989-11-17
Movie The Underachievers Coach 1988-06-01
Movie The Three Kings Harold 1987-12-17
Movie Weekend Warriors Sgt. Burdge 1986-10-01
Movie George Carlin: Playin' with Your Head The Bad Guys 1986-06-14
Movie Reel Horror Smedke (archive footage) 1985-01-01
Series MacGyver Unknown 1985-09-29
Movie Treasure Island Silver 1985-10-26
Movie The Jesse Owens Story Abe Saperstein 1984-07-09
Series Tales from the Darkside Alan Coombs 1984-09-30
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Series Crazy like a Fox Unknown 1984-12-30
Series T. J. Hooker Pete Benedict 1982-03-13
Movie Mysterious Two Ted Randall 1982-05-31
Series Matt Houston Unknown 1982-09-26
Series Hotel Unknown 1982-08-21
Movie Through the Magic Pyramid Horembeb 1981-12-06
Movie This Year's Blonde Harry Cohn 1980-05-18
Movie The Night the City Screamed Morris Brustein 1980-12-14
Movie Rage! Tommy 1980-09-25
Series Sweepstakes Unknown 1979-01-26
Series Time Express Unknown 1979-04-26
Movie Portrait of a Stripper Harry Parkins 1979-12-29
Movie The Cheap Detective Lieutenant DiMaggio 1978-06-23
Series The Eddie Capra Mysteries Unknown 1978-09-08
Series Vega$ Unknown 1978-09-20
Series CHiPs Vic Tayback (uncredited) 1977-09-15
Movie Little Ladies of the Night Finch 1977-01-16
Series The Love Boat Harry Beluski 1977-09-24
Movie The Choirboys Zoony 1977-12-23
Movie No Deposit, No Return Big Joe Adamo 1976-02-05
Movie Dark Victory Archie 1976-02-05
Series The Practice Unknown 1976-01-30
Movie The Big Bus Goldie 1976-06-23
Movie Special Delivery Wyatt 1976-07-16
Movie Mansion of the Doomed Detective Simon 1976-10-01
Movie The Shaggy D.A. Eddie Roschak 1976-12-17
Series Alice Mel Sharples 1976-08-31
Movie Report to the Commissioner Lt. Seidensticker 1975-02-05
Series Barney Miller Unknown 1975-01-23
Movie Lepke Charles 'Lucky' Luciano 1975-01-01
Series Khan! Unknown 1975-02-07
Series Bronk Unknown 1975-09-21
Series Switch Unknown 1975-09-09
Movie The Black Bird Warren Finley, Police Lieutenant 1975-12-25
Series On the Rocks Unknown 1975-09-11
Movie The Gambler One 1974-10-02
Movie Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Mario Pinski 1974-05-23
Movie Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Mel 1974-12-09
Movie Partners in Crime Unknown 1973-03-24
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Movie Maxie Smedke 1973-01-01
Movie Emperor of the North Pole Yardman 1973-05-23
Movie Honor Thy Father Don A. Tirello 1973-03-01
Movie Papillon Sergeant 1973-12-13
Series Griff Unknown 1973-09-29
Movie The Don Is Dead Ralph Negri 1973-11-14
Movie The Blue Knight Neil Grogan 1973-11-11
Movie The Alpha Caper Policeman 1973-10-06
Series The Rookies Unknown 1972-09-11
Series Emergency! Unknown 1972-01-22
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-23
Series All in the Family Unknown 1971-01-12
Movie Blood and Lace Calvin Carruthers 1971-03-17
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Movie They Call It Murder Jeff Poland 1971-12-17
Series Columbo Sam Franklin 1971-09-15
Series McCloud Unknown 1970-02-17
Series The Mary Tyler Moore Show Unknown 1970-09-19
Series Medical Center Unknown 1969-09-24
Series The Bill Cosby Show Unknown 1969-09-14
Series My World and Welcome to It Unknown 1969-09-15
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Series The Outsider Unknown 1968-09-18
Series Land of the Giants Hood 1968-09-22
Series Lancer Unknown 1968-09-24
Series The Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Movie Bullitt Pete Ross 1968-11-25
Series Captain Nice Unknown 1967-01-09
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Series Cimarron Strip Unknown 1967-09-07
Series That Girl Unknown 1966-09-08
Series Love on a Rooftop Unknown 1966-09-06
Series Star Trek Jojo Krako 1966-09-08
Series Felony Squad Unknown 1966-09-12
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Series Occasional Wife Unknown 1966-09-13
Series The Monkees Unknown 1966-09-12
Series Family Affair Unknown 1966-09-12
Series F Troop Unknown 1965-09-14
Series Get Smart Unknown 1965-09-18
Series I Dream of Jeannie Turhan 1965-09-18
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Series Bewitched Mayor's Chauffeur 1964-09-17
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Movie Love with the Proper Stranger Cye (uncredited) 1963-12-25
Movie Surftide 77 Arms Cooper 1962-07-17
Movie Five Minutes to Live Fred Dorella 1961-12-07
Series Rawhide Unknown 1959-01-09
Movie T-Bird Gang Policeman 1959-10-16
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02