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Jack Kruschen (Jack Joseph Kruschen)

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Biography

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Canadian-born Jack Kruschen entered films after years on the stage, and became a dependable character actor both in movies and on television. Often cast as ethnic comedy relief, Kruschen occasionally landed a role as a villain, but was more often the volatile, emotional Italian or Jewish neighbor patriarch. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in The Apartment (1960). Read more...

Actor

Character: Cosey - Ambulance Driver

Where Danger Lives 1950

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Character: Stickey Langley

Tropical Heat Wave 1952

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Character: Det.ective Lt. Harold Y. Cole

A Blueprint for Murder 1953

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Character: Andrews, Fight Promoter

Tennessee Champ 1954

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Character: Det. Mace

Julie 1956

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Character: Murph Podolsky

The Benny Goodman Story 1956

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Character: Darby Forsythe - Beach Bum

Beloved Infidel 1959

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Character: Max - Cafe Counterman

Where the Boys Are 1960

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Character: Jack E. Mulcher, President of Paramount Pictures

The Bellboy 1960

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Character: Attorney Dave Grafton

Cape Fear 1962

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Character: Christmas Morgan

The Unsinkable Molly Brown 1964

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Character: Billy - the Janitor

Satan's Cheerleaders 1977

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Character: Kapush

The American Clock 1993

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Character: Isadore Perlman

Penny Ante: The Motion Picture 1990

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Character: Irv Anderson

Murphy Brown 1988

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Character: Benjamin Diamond

Barney Miller 1974

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Character: Rudolpho 'The Great' Gambini

Little House on the Prairie 1974

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Character: Doheny's partner & speaker at the retirement

Magnum, P.I. 1980

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Character: Iorgos'Papouli'Katsopolis

Full House 1987

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Character: Dean Fairland

Naked City 1958

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Character: Sidney

Hotel 1983

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Character: Judge H.P. Newcomb

WKRP in Cincinnati 1978

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Character: Bernie Shatzman

The A-Team 1983

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Character: Aram Kanjarian

I Spy 1965

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Character: Tomlin Dudek

Columbo 1971

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Character: Arnold Robins

Marcus Welby, M.D. 1969

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Character: Joe Bronik

The Dick Powell Theatre 1961

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Character: Marvin Krakowsky

Trapper John, M.D. 1979

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Character: Norman Abrams

The Incredible Hulk 1978

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Character: Union Vice-President

The Untouchables 1959

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Character: Harry Fulterman

Hart to Hart 1979

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Character: Himself - Comic Actor

The Colgate Comedy Hour 1950

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Character: First Airport Robber

Adventures of Superman 1952

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Character: State Assemblyman Michael Wolski

Emergency! 1972

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Character: Doctor Linus Tyler

Lover Come Back 1961

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Character: Captain Pappas

He & She 1967

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Character: Selditz

McCloud 1970

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Character: Florea

Medical Center 1969

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Character: Max Gebler

Telephone Time 1956

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Character: Doctor Gottlieb

The Million Dollar Duck 1971

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Character: Benny Conway

Alice 1976

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Character: Victor

Bronk 1975

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Character: Carlo

Vega$ 1978

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Character: Jonas Van Poolen

Matt Houston 1982

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Character: George Bloomgarden

She's the Sheriff 1987

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Character: Joe Haneke

Alcoa Premiere 1961

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Character: John Rados

Route 66 1960

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Character: Chief Engineer Pringle

The Last Voyage 1960

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Character: Sergeant Steinmetz

The Wide World of Mystery 1973

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Character: Sam

Darkroom 1981

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