Eli Wallach

( b. Dec 07, 1915 Brooklyn, New York, USA - d. Jun 24, 2014 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Relations:Father of Roberta Wallach
Husband of Anne Jackson (1948 - his death)
Biography: Eli Herschel Wallach was born on December 7, 1915 in Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York to Abraham and Bertha Wallach. He studied at the University of Texas at Austin, and then earned a master's degree in education at City College. He studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse and then served in the Medical Corps during World War II. He became a founding member of the Actors Studio after the war. He married actress Anne Jackson, and they often acted together. His children are Katherine, Peter, and Roberta Wallach.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "The Magnificent Seven," "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," "Mystic River," "The Ghost Writer," "The Godfather: Part III," "The Holiday," and "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps." Television credits include: "ER," "Murder, She Wrote," "Batman," "Nurse Jackie," "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," "To Tell the Truth," "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson," Highway to Heaven," and "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip."

Other Awards: Honorary Oscar "For a lifetime's worth of indelible screen characters" in 2011. Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Drama for "Poppies Are Also Flowers" in 1967.

He released his autobiography, "The Good, The Bad And Me: In My Anecdotage," in 2005.
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on June 27, 2014.  

Broadway Production Credits

The Flowering Peach
Play, Drama, Revival
Mar 20, 1994 - Apr 24, 1994
Starring: Eli Wallach [Noah]

The Price
Play, Drama, Revival
Jun 10, 1992 - Jul 19, 1992
Starring: Eli Wallach [Gregory Solomon]

Cafe Crown
Play, Comedy, Revival
Feb 18, 1989 - Mar 26, 1989
Starring: Eli Wallach [David Cole]

Twice Around the Park
A Need for Brussels Sprouts
Play, Comedy, Original
Nov 04, 1982 - Feb 20, 1983
Starring: Eli Wallach [Leon Rose]
A Need for Less Expertise
Play, Comedy, Original
Nov 04, 1982 - Feb 20, 1983
Starring: Eli Wallach [Gus Frazier]

Saturday Sunday Monday
Play, Comedy, Original
Nov 21, 1974 - Nov 30, 1974
Performer: Eli Wallach [Peppino]

The Waltz of the Toreadors
Play, Comedy, Revival
Sep 13, 1973 - Nov 25, 1973
Performer: Eli Wallach [General St. Pé]

Promenade, All!
Play, Comedy, Original
Apr 16, 1972 - May 27, 1972
Performer: Eli Wallach [Ollie H (1895), Ollie H (1920), Wesley (1945), Wesley (Approximately Now)]

Play, Original
Jan 10, 1968 - Mar 02, 1968
Performer: Eli Wallach [Charles Dyer]

Play, Comedy, Original
Nov 11, 1964 - Jan 07, 1967
Starring: Eli Wallach [Milt Manville]

Play, Original
Jan 09, 1961 - Aug 05, 1961
Starring: Eli Wallach [Berrenger]

The Cold Wind and the Warm
Play, Drama, Original
Dec 08, 1958 - Mar 21, 1959
Performer: Eli Wallach [Willie]

The Chairs and The Lesson
The Chairs
Play, Farce, Tragedy, Original
Jan 09, 1958 - Jan 26, 1958
Performer: Eli Wallach [Old Man]

Major Barbara
Play, Comedy, Revival
Oct 30, 1956 - May 18, 1957
Starring: Eli Wallach [Bill Walker]

Mademoiselle Colombe
Play, Original
Jan 06, 1954 - Feb 27, 1954
Also Starring: Eli Wallach [Julien]

The Teahouse of the August Moon
Play, Comedy, Original
Oct 15, 1953 - Mar 24, 1956
Starring: Eli Wallach
Sakini - Replacement

Camino Real
Play, Drama, Original
Mar 17, 1953 - May 09, 1953
Performer: Eli Wallach [Kilroy]

The Rose Tattoo
Play, Drama, Original
Feb 03, 1951 - Oct 27, 1951
Starring: Eli Wallach [Alvaro Mangiacavallo]

The Lady from the Sea
Play, Drama, Revival
Aug 07, 1950 - Aug 19, 1950
Performer: Eli Wallach [Ballested]

Mister Roberts
Play, Original
Feb 18, 1948 - Jan 06, 1951
Performer: Eli Wallach
Stefanowski - Replacement

Antony and Cleopatra
Play, Tragedy, Revival
Nov 26, 1947 - Mar 13, 1948
Performer: Eli Wallach
Diomedes - Messenger - Replacement

Alice in Wonderland
Play, Fantasy, Play with music, Revival
Apr 05, 1947 - Jun 28, 1947
Performer: Eli Wallach [Duck, Two of Spades, Other Voice]

Yellow Jack
Play, Drama, History, Revival
Feb 27, 1947 - Mar 15, 1947
Performer: Eli Wallach [Busch]

A Pound on Demand / Androcles and the Lion
Androcles and the Lion
Play, Comedy, Revival
Dec 19, 1946 - Feb 22, 1947
Performer: Eli Wallach [Spintho]

What Every Woman Knows
Play, Comedy, Revival
Nov 08, 1946 - Feb 15, 1947
Performer: Eli Wallach [Ensemble]

King Henry VIII
Play, History, Revival
Nov 06, 1946 - Feb 21, 1947
Performer: Eli Wallach [Cromwell]

Play, Original
Nov 13, 1945 - Nov 17, 1945
Performer: Eli Wallach [Crew Chief]

Awards and Nominations

1998 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Play

Eli Wallach  (for "Visiting Mr. Green")  [nominee]

1993 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

The Price [nominee]
Starring: Eli Wallach

1951 Theatre World Award

nomineeThe Rose Tattoo [recipient]
Starring: Eli Wallach

1951 Tony Award® Best Featured Actor in a Play

nomineeThe Rose Tattoo [winner]
Starring: Eli Wallach

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