Sam Jaffe

Sam Jaffe
1891 - 1984
Sam Jaffe  American Actor

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Sam Jaffe was previously married to Bettye Ackerman (1956 - 1984) and Lillian Taiz (1926 - 1941).


American Actor Sam Jaffe was born Shalom Jaffe on 10th March, 1891 in New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 24th Mar 1984 Beverly Hills, California, USA aged 93. He is most remembered for The Scarlet Empress (1934).... Grand Duke Peter. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Sam Jaffe is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and California Democrats.


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Married2 28 years, 10 months 22 years, 5 months 16 years
Total2 28 years, 10 months 22 years, 5 months 16 years


First Name Sam
Last Name Jaffe
Full Name at Birth Shalom Jaffe
Birthday 10th March, 1891
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Died 24th March, 1984
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, USA
Cause of Death cancer
Buried Williston Cemetery in Williston, South Carolina
Height 5' 7½" (171 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Educator (Math)
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Scarlet Empress (1934) .... Grand Duke Peter
Year(s) Active 1934–1984, 1918–1984
Father Barnet Jaffe
Mother Ada Jaffe
Brother Abraham Jaffe
Sister Sophie Jaffe, Annie Jaffe
Friend Zero Mostel, Ray Bradbury, Igor Stravinsky

Shalom "Sam" Jaffe (March 10, 1891 – March 24, 1984) was an American actor, teacher, musician, and engineer. In 1951, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Asphalt Jungle (1950) and appeared in other classic films such as Ben-Hur (1959) and The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951). He is also remembered for other outstanding performances such as the title role in Gunga Din (1939) and the High Lama in Lost Horizon (1937).

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Sam Jaffe93 PiscesActor
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On the Line1984El GabachoMovie
Nothing Lasts Forever1984Father KnickerbockerMovie
Foul Play1981Barbary Bob NorwoodTV Show
Battle Beyond the Stars1980Dr. HephaestusMovie
Gideon's Trumpet19801st Supreme Court JusticeTV Movie
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century1979The KeeperTV Show
Flying High1978Dr. AlsdorfTV Show
The Love Boat1977Professor Roscoe WeberTV Show
The Bionic Woman1976Admiral RichterTV Show
The Sad and Lonely Sundays1976Dr. SweenyTV Movie
S.W.A.T.1975Dr. BrunnerTV Show
Medical Story1975Dr. GershowitzTV Show
QB VII1974Dr. TesslerTV Show
The Best of Times1974TV Movie
Harry O1973Dr. Howard CambridgeTV Show
Kojak1973PapaTV Show
Saga of Sonora1973Old SamTV Movie
Circle of Fear1972De WittTV Show
The Snoop Sisters1972Issac WaldersackTV Show
The Streets of San Francisco1972Alex ZubatukTV Show
Bedknobs and Broomsticks1971BookmanMovie
Mooch Goes to Hollywood1971Sam Jaffe - Party Guest (uncredited)TV Movie
Alias Smith and Jones1971Soapy SaundersTV Show
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law1971Henry NollTV Show
The Tell-Tale Heart1971The Old ManShort Film
Enemies1971GittelmanTV Movie
Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster?1971TobyTV Movie
Columbo1971Dr. Henry WillisTV Show
The Dunwich Horror1970Old WhateleyMovie
The Old Man Who Cried Wolf1970Abe StillmanTV Movie
Nanny and the Professor1970Dr. LazkoTV Show
Quarantined1970Mr. BerrymanTV Movie
The Great Bank Robbery1969Brother LilacMovie
Love, American Style1969Mr. Palvecko (segment "Love and the Wishing Star")TV Show
Night Gallery1969Bleum (segment "Escape Route")TV Show
Guns for San Sebastian1968Father JosephMovie
A Guide for the Married Man1967Technical Adviser (uncredited)Movie
Batman1966Zoltan ZorbaTV Show
Tarzan1966Dr. SingletonTV Show
Daniel Boone1964Jed TolsonTV Show
Ben Casey1961Dr. David ZorbaTV Show
Cain's Hundred1961Louis SpeckterTV Show
The Defenders1961Dr. William GrahamTV Show
The Westerner1960Old Man McKeenTV Show
The Islanders1960Papa MathewsTV Show
The Law and Mr. Jones1960Martin BergerTV Show
The Robert Herridge Theater1960Mr. BatesTV Show
Bonanza1959Joshua NortonTV Show
Play of the Week1959TV Show
The Untouchables1959Luigi ValconeTV Show
The Barbarian and the Geisha1958Henry HeuskenMovie
Naked City1958Lazslo LubaszTV Show
Shirley Temple's Storybook1958ZachariasTV Show
The Donna Reed Show1958TV Show
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse1958YounkersTV Show
Les espions1957Sam CooperMovie
Playhouse 901956Emmanuel / Schiller / GrandyTV Show
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Hal Ballew / The AbbotTV Show
Main Street to Broadway1953Sam Jaffe- First Nighter (uncredited)Movie
I Can Get It for You Wholesale1951Sam CooperMovie
The Day the Earth Stood Still1951Professor Jacob BarnhardtMovie
Under the Gun1951Samuel GowerMovie
The Asphalt Jungle1950Doc Erwin RiedenschneiderMovie
Rope of Sand1949Dr. Francis HunterMovie
The Accused1949Dr. RomleyMovie
The Big Story1949Hal StuderTV Show
13 Rue Madeleine1947Mayor GalimardMovie
Gentleman's Agreement1947Prof. Fred LiebermanMovie
Stage Door Canteen1943Sam JaffeMovie
Gunga Din1939Gunga DinMovie
Lost Horizon1937High LamaMovie
The Scarlet Empress1934Grand Duke PeterMovie
We Live Again1934Gregory SimonsonMovie
A Cheap Vacation1916Short Film
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