Theodore Bikel biography

Theodore Bikel

Actor, Musical Artist

1924 –

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Who is Theodore Bikel?

Theodore Meir Bikel is a actor, folk singer, musician, and composer. He made his film debut in The African Queen and was nominated for an Academy award for his supporting role as Sheriff Max Muller in The Defiant Ones.

Bikel is President of the Associated Actors and Artistes of America and was president of Actors' Equity in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of Partners For Progressive Israel, where he also lectures. His autobiography, Theo, was published in 1995.

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Born
May 2, 1924
Vienna
Also known as
  • Theo Bikel
  • Theodor Meir Bikel
  • Bikel, Theodore
  • Theo
  • Theodore Meir Bikel
Parents
Spouses
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Austria
Profession
Education
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Lived in
  • London
  • Mandatory Palestine
  • Los Angeles
  • Vienna
    (1924 - )

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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