Theodore Bikel

Born 2 May 1924. Died 20 July 2015
Theodore Bikel
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1924-05-02
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Theodore Bikel

Theodore Bikel Biography (Wikipedia)

Theodore Meir Bikel ( bih-KEL; May 2, 1924 – July 21, 2015) was an Austrian-American Jewish actor, folk singer, musician, composer, unionist and political activist. He appeared in films including The African Queen (1951), Moulin Rouge (1952), The Enemy Below (1957), I Want to Live! (1958), My Fair Lady (1964) and The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966). For his portrayal of Sheriff Max Muller in The Defiant Ones (1958), he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

He made his stage debut in Tevye the Milkman in Tel Aviv, Israel, when he was in his teens. He later studied acting at Britain's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and made his London stage debut in 1948 and in New York in 1955. He was also a widely recognized and recorded folk singer and guitarist. In 1959, he co-founded the Newport Folk Festival and created the role of Captain von Trapp opposite Mary Martin as Maria in the original Broadway production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The Sound of Music. In 1969, Bikel began acting and singing on stage as Tevye in the musical Fiddler on the Roof, a role he performed more often than any other actor to date. The production won nine Tony Awards and was one of the longest-running musicals in Broadway history.

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Dayenu
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Padmaskovniye Vyechera (Moscow Evenings)
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Padmaskovniye Vyechera (Moscow Evenings)
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An Ordinary Couple
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An Ordinary Couple
Richard Rodgers
Edelweiss (The Sound of Music)
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Edelweiss (The Sound of Music)
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Edelweiss
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Edelweiss
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Chto Myne Gorye
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Chto Myne Gorye
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Dodi Li
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