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.

Gender
Male
Occupation
actor
Birth Details
January 6, 1930
New York, New York, United States
Death Details
May 25, 1990
Glendale, California, United States

Famous Works

  • 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.
  • Credits;TELEVISION WORK
  • Director of episodes of Alice, CBS.
  • Credits;FILM APPEARANCES
  • 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.
  • Credits;STAGE APPEARANCES
  • 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.

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