Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Vic Tayback Biography (1930-1990)
Born Victor Tabback, January 6, 1930 (some sources say 1929), in Brooklyn, NY; died of a heart attack, May 25, 1990, in Glendale, CA; son of Najeeb Jamesand Helen (Hanood) Tabback; married Sheila McKay Barnard, 1962; children: Christopher.
- Birth Details
- January 6, 1930
- New York, New York, United States
- Death Details
- May 25, 1990
- Glendale, California, United States
Credits;TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Captain Barney Marcus, Griff, ABC, 1973-74.
- Lieutenant Gubbins, Khan, CBS, 1975.
- Mel Sharples, Alice, CBS, 1976-85.
- Also appeared as the man in Morning Star, NBC.
Credits;TELEVISION APPEARANCES; PILOTS
- Jeffrey Poland, They Call It Murder, NBC, 1971.
- Avery Crest, Call Home, NBC, 1972.
- Coach, Cops, CBS, 1973.
- Bullets, Two's Company, CBS, 1973.
- Mel Sharples, Alice, CBS, 1976.
- Horembeb, Through the Magic Pyramid, NBC, 1981.
- Ted Randall, The Mysterious Two, NBC, 1982.
Credits;TELEVISION APPEARANCES; EPISODIC
- JoJo Krako, "A Piece of The Action," Star Trek, NBC, 1968.
- The Mary Tyler Moore Show, CBS, 1971.
- Pizuti, The Super, ABC, 1972.
- Officer Haseejian, The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1972.
- M*A*S*H, CBS, 1973.
- All in the Family, CBS, 1974.
- Barney Miller, ABC, 1975.
- Loan shark, "Your Money or Your Wife," Love Boat, ABC, 1985.
- Sal Domino, Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986.
- Mo Schmidt, Crazy Like a Fox, NBC, 1986.
- Also appeared as Gregorin, Adderly, 1987, and in episodes of Bewitched, Bonanza, The Partridge Family, The Rookies, and Emergency.
Credits;TELEVISION APPEARANCES; MOVIES
- Policeman, The Alpha Caper (also known as Inside Job), ABC, 1973.
- Kelso, Partners in Crime, NBC, 1973.
- Neil Grogan, The Blue Knight, NBC, 1973.
- Archie, Dark Victory, NBC, 1976.
- Finch, Little Ladies of the Night, ABC, 1977.
- Burt Carboni, Getting Married, CBS, 1978.
- Harry Parkins, Portrait of a Stripper, CBS, 1979.
- Floyd "Snake" Kraslowski, Gridlock (also known as The Great American Traffic Jam), NBC, 1980.
- Harry Cohn, Moviola: This Year's Blonde, NBC, 1980.
- Morris Brustein, The Night the City Screamed, ABC, 1980.
- Tommy, Rage, NBC, 1980.
- Abe Saperstein, The Jesse Owens Story, syndicated, 1984.
- Harold, The Three Kings, ABC, 1987.
Credits;TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SPECIALS
- Circus of the Stars, CBS, 1979.
- Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes, CBS, 1980.
- Also appeared on Dean Martin Celebrity Roast, 1984, George Carlin--Playin' with Your Head, 1986, and Stand-Up Comics Take a Stand, 1989.
- Director of episodes of Alice, CBS.
- Fred, Five Minutes to Live (also known as Door to Door Maniac), Sutton, 1961.
- Arms Cooper, Surftide 77 (also known as Call Surftide 77, Call Girl 77, and Surftide 777), Olympic International, 1962.
- Cye, Love with the Proper Stranger, Paramount, 1963.
- Peter Ross, Bullitt, Warner Brothers/Seven Arts, 1968.
- Chicken truck driver, With Six You Get Eggroll, National General, 1968.
- Calvin Carruthers, Blood and Lace, Contemporary Filmmakers/Carlin, 1971.
- Ralph Negri, The Don Is Dead, (also known as Beautiful but Deadly), Universal, 1973.
- Yardman, Emperor of the North Pole, (also known as Emperor of The North),Universal, 1973.
- Sergeant, Papillon, Allied Artists, 1973.
- One, The Gambler, Paramount, 1974.
- Mario, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, United Artists, 1974.
- Mel, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Warner Brothers, 1975.
- Lieutenant Seidensticker, Report to the Commissioner (also known as Operation Undercover), United Artists, 1975.
- Lucky Luciano, Lepke, Warner Brothers, 1975.
- Goldie, The Big Bus, Paramount, 1976.
- Big Joe, No Deposit, No Return, (also known as Double Trouble), Buena Vista, 1976.
- Detective, Mansion of the Doomed (also known as The Terror of Dr.
- Chaney), Group I, 1976.
- Eddie Roschak, The Shaggy D.A., Buena Vista, 1976.
- Wyatt, Special Delivery, American International, 1976.
- Pete Zoony, The Choirboys, Universal, 1977.
- Lieutenant DiMaggio, The Cheap Detective, Columbia Pictures, 1978.
- Sargent Burge, Weekend Warriors, Movie Store, 1986.
- Coach, The Underachievers, Lightning, 1988.
- Criminal Act, Independent Networks, 1989.
- Harry Bruckner, Loverboy, Tri-Star, 1989.
- Voice of Carface, All Dogs Go to Heaven (animated), United Artists, 1989.
- Also appeared as John Silver, L'Ile au Tresor, 1985; Lou, Beverly Hills Bodysnatchers, 1989; and George Samsa, The Horseplayer, 1990.
- An Oasis in Manhattan, Venture Theatre, Burbank, CA, 1990.
- Appeared in more than twenty-five stage works, including Stalag 17, Deathof a Salesman, and The Killing of Yablonski.