Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Robert Lantos to Steven Levitan
Phil Leeds Biography ((?)-)
Born in New York, NY; son of a post office clerk; married Toby Brandt.
Credits; STAGE APPEARANCES
- (Debut) Ensemble, Of V We Sing (revue), Concert Theatre, New York City, 1942.
- Ensemble, Let Freedom Sing (revue), Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1942.
- Dr. Francel, Make a Wish, Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1951.
- Curtain Going Up, Forrest Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, 1952.
- Theophile and Boris Adzinidzinadze (understudy), Can-Can, Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1953.
- Joe Scalan and Gypsy, The Matchmaker, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1955.
- Soldier, Romanoff and Juliet, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1957.
- The Girls Against the Boys, Alvin Theatre, New York City, 1959.
- Uncle, Christine, 46th Street Theatre, New York City, 1960.
- Simeon Moodis, Smiling, the Boy Fell Dead, Cherry Lane Theatre, New YorkCity, 1961.
- Sandor, Bells Are Ringing, State Fair Music Hall, Dallas, TX, 1961.
- Peppy, The Merry Widow, South Shore Music Circus, Cohasset, MA, 1961.
- Song of Norway, State Fair Music Hall, 1961.
- Oliver Badger, The Banker's Daughter, Jan Hus Playhouse, New York City, 1962.
- Chinese laundry man and Hymie the waiter, Nowhere to Go But Up, Winter Garden Theatre, 1962.
- William Morris, Sophie, Winter Garden Theatre, 1963.
- Victor Talsey, Nobody Loves an Albatross, Lyceum Theatre, New York City,1963.
- Louis Lamont, Dominique You, and Louis the Guide, Mardi Gras, Marine Theatre, Jones Beach, NY, 1965.
- Benoit Pinglet, Hotel Passionato, East 74th Street Theatre, New York City, 1965.
- Ali Hakim, Oklahoma!, State Fair Music Hall, 1966.
- Max Kane, Dinner at Eight, Alvin Theatre, New York City, 1966.
- Lieutenant Miles Practice, Little Murders, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1967.
- Harry Gold, Inquest, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1970.
- Harrison Fairchild III, town drunk, Dr. Krauss, chief, chorus boy, and Uncle Larry, Hurry, Harry, Ritz Theatre, New York City, 1972.
- The Sunshine Boys, American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA, 1973.
- Hysterium, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Coconut GrovePlayhouse, Miami, FL, 1983.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Mr. Sawyer, Here's Love, U.S. cities, 1964.
- Launce, Two Gentlemen of Verona, New York Shakespeare Festival, U.S.
- and Canadian cities, 1973.
Credits; FILM APPEARANCES
- Dr. Shand, Rosemary's Baby, Paramount, 1968.
- Sam, Don't Drink the Water, AVCO-Embassy, 1969.
- Dog catcher, Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood, Paramount, 1976.
- Chief monk, History of the World, Part I, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981.
- Sammy Pinkers, Beaches, Buena Vista, 1988.
- Saturday the 14th Strikes Back, Concorde, 1988.
- Pesheles, Enemies, a Love Story, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989.
- Also appeared as Jerry Shea, Cat Chaser, 1988; and in Soap Dish; He Said,She Said; and Frankie and Johnny.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Regular, Front Row Center, Dumont, 1949-50.
- Vladimir, Ivan the Terrible, CBS, 1976.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; PILOTS
- What's Up?, NBC, 1971.
- Lou, Hereafter, NBC, 1975.
- Repairman, The Bureau, NBC, 1976.
- Everett Buhl, Featherstone's Nest, CBS, 1979.
- Singer and Sons, NBC, 1990.
- Also appeared in Civil Wars.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; EPISODIC
- The Dick Van Dyke Show, CBS, 1962.
- Barney Miller, ABC, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1980, and 1981.
- All in the Family, CBS, 1976 and 1978.
- Sid, Good Time Harry, NBC, 1980.
- Dr. Barnes, You Again?, NBC, 1986.
- Russell Hansen, Cagney and Lacey, CBS, 1987.
- Alan, The Famous Teddy Z, CBS, 1990.
- Jack, ALF, NBC, 1990.
- Also appeared on The Milton Berle Show, NBC; The Jimmy Durante Show, NBC;The Jackie Gleason Show, CBS; I Love Lucy, CBS; The Jack Paar Show, NBC; Car54, Where Are You?, NBC; The Patty Duke Show, ABC; The Tonight Show, NBC; For the People, CBS; The Trials of O'Brien,CBS; The Hero, NBC; The Monkees, NBC; The Odd Couple, ABC; Happy Days, ABC; Alice, CBS; Three's Company, ABC; thirtysomething, ABC; Coach; Gabriel's Fire; and Doctor, Doctor.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; MOVIES
- Eddie, Murder by Natural Causes, CBS, 1979.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SPECIALS
- What's Up America?, NBC, 1971.
- Also appeared as Uncle Max, The Haunting of Harrington House, 1981; Mr. Brownstein, Wings, 1983; appeared on This Proud Land, ABC; and Pins and Needles, NET.
Credits; RADIO APPEARANCES
- Guest comedian, The Jane Pickens Show (episodic), NBC, 1947.
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