Bert Lahr

Bert Lahr
1895 - 1967
Bert Lahr  American Actor

Bert Lahr dating history


Bert Lahr was previously married to Mildred Schroeder (1940 - 1967) and Mercedes Delpino (1929 - 1939).

Bert Lahr had an encounter with Lupe Velez (1932).


American Actor Bert Lahr was born Irving Lahrheim on 13th August, 1895 in New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 4th Dec 1967 New York City, New York, USA aged 72. He is most remembered for The Wizard of Oz. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Bert Lahr is a member of the following lists: The Wizard of Oz (1939 film), Actors from New York and California Democrats.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 31 years 21 years, 7 months 12 years, 3 months
Encounter1 - - -
Total3 31 years 14 years, 5 months 12 years, 3 months


First Name Bert
Last Name Lahr
Full Name at Birth Irving Lahrheim
Alternative Name Irving Lahrheim, Bert Lahr
Age 72 (age at death) years
Birthday 13th August, 1895
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Died 4th December, 1967
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Buried Union Field Cemetery, Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Singer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Wizard of Oz
Year(s) Active 1925–67, 1915–1966, 1910–1967
Brand Endorsement Purolator (magazine advetisement) [1952], Skippy Peanut Butter (magazine advertisement) [1959], Smirnoff Vodka (magazine advertisement) [1962]
Family Member John Lahr (Son), Jane Lahr (Daughter)
Friend Judy Garland, Tommy Bond

Irving Lahrheim (August 13, 1895 – December 4, 1967), known professionally as Bert Lahr, was an American actor of stage and screen, vaudevillian and comedian. Lahr is best known for his role as the Cowardly Lion, as well as his counterpart Kansas farmworker "Zeke", in the MGM adaptation of The Wizard of Oz (1939). He was well known for his quick-witted humor and his work in burlesque, vaudeville, and on Broadway.

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Partner Comparison

Bert Lahr72 LeoActor
Mildred Schroeder89Spouse
Lupe Velez36 CancerActress
Mercedes Delpino67 PiscesSpouse
Puerto Rican


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
JohnMaleMildred Schroeder
JaneFemaleMildred Schroeder


The Night They Raided Minsky's1968Professor SpatsMovie
Summer Fun1966Henry ThompsonTV Show
Thompson's Ghost1966Henry ThompsonTV Movie
The Fantasticks1964HucklebeeTV Movie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963CesareTV Show
The Eleventh Hour1962Go-Go GarrityTV Show
Ten Girls Ago1962Ed DooleyTV Movie
The Secret World of Eddie Hodges1960PostmanTV Movie
A Tale of Old Whiff1960Old Whiff (voice)Short Film
Startime1959Tom HopkinsTV Show
Rendezvous1957Alfie, SamTV Show
The Second Greatest Sex1955Job McClureMovie
Ford Star Jubilee1955'Zeke', HostTV Show
The Great Waltz1955Hans EbestederTV Movie
Rose Marie1954Barney McCorkleMovie
The Best of Broadway1954BanjoTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953Mr. O'MalleyTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Frank MoonerTV Show
Omnibus1952Arnolphe, Chief Ranger, Mr. CollinsTV Show
Mister Universe1951Joe PulaskiMovie
The Colgate Comedy Hour1950Aunt Pamela Burns, Frankie Burns, MoonfaceTV Show
The Jack Benny Program1950Man on the StreetTV Show
Musical Comedy Time1950'Rusty' KrauseTV Show
The Prudential Family Playhouse1950Skid JohnsonTV Show
Always Leave Them Laughing1949Eddie EagenMovie
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948Skid JohnsonTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947TV Show
Meet the People1944The CommanderMovie
Ship Ahoy1942'Skip' OwensMovie
Sing Your Worries Away1942Clarence 'Chow' BrewsterMovie
The Wizard of Oz1939'Zeke', The Cowardly LionMovie
Just Around the Corner1938GusMovie
Josette1938Barney BarnabyMovie
Merry Go Round of 19381937Bert LahrMovie
Love and Hisses1937'Sugar' BolesMovie
Off the Horses1937Chester TwittShort Film
Montague the Magnificent1937Egbert Bunting, Roland MontagueShort Film
Boy, Oh Boy1936The ButlerShort Film
Gold Bricks1936BertShort Film
Whose Baby Are You?1936Bert HalibutShort Film
No More West1934Gunpowder BertShort Film
Henry the Ache1934King Henry VIIIShort Film
Mr. Broadway1933Bert LahrMovie
Hizzoner1933Bert Lahr, CopShort Film
Flying High1931Rusty KrauseMovie
Faint Heart1929RudolfShort Film
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ErrinApr 7, 2014

The woman in the photo identified as Mildred Schroeder in the photo above is NOT Mildred Schroeder. According to Bert and Mildred’s son, John Lahr, it’s Joan Blair, showgirl and wife of the restaurateur, Nicky Blair.

JanineApr 2, 2009

I love this dude!

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