Zero Mostel (Samuel Joel Mostel)

Actor

Biografia

Zero Mostel (28 de febrero de 1915 – 8 de septiembre de 1977) fue un actor teatral y cinematográfico estadounidense, conocido por la interpretación de personajes cómicos como los que hizo para El violinista en el tejado, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, y Los productores. Además, estuvo en la lista negra de Hollywood en la década de 1950, testificando ante el Comité de Actividades Antiestadounidenses.Teatro: * Cafe Crown (1942) (made some impromptu appearances on stage, but was not officially part of cast) * Keep 'em Laughing (1942) * Top-Notchers (1942) * Concert Varieties (1945) * Beggar's Holiday (1946) * Flight Into Egypt (1952) * Lunatics and Lovers (1954) (replaced Buddy Hackett during his vacation) * Good as Gold (1957) * Ulysses in Nighttown (1958) * The Good Soup (1960) (was replaced before opening by Jules Munshin due to an accident which broke his leg) * Rhinoceros (1961) * A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1962) * Fiddler on the Roof (1964) * Ulysses in Nighttown (1974) (revival) * Fiddler on the Roof (1976) (revival)Filmography: * Du Barry Was a Lady (1943) * Panic in the Streets (1950) * The Enforcer (1951) * Sirocco (1951) * Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (1951) * The Guy Who Came Back (1951) * The Model and the Marriage Broker (1951) * Waiting for Godot (1961) * A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966) * Children of the Exodus (1967) (short subject) (narrator) * The Producers (1968) * Great Catherine (1968) * The Great Bank Robbery (1969) * The Angel Levine (1970) * The Hot Rock (1972) * Once Upon a Scoundrel (1973) * Marco (film) (1973) * Rhinoceros (1974) * Fore Play (1975) * Journey Into Fear (1975) * Mastermind (1976) * The Front (1976) * Hollywood on Trial (1976) (documentary) * Watership Down (1978) (voice) * Best Boy (1979) (documentary)