Maurice Gosfield

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New York City, New York, USA
Maurice Lionel Gosfield was on January 28, 1913 in New York City, but was raised in Philadelphia and later Evanston, Il., where he began acting with the Ralph Bellamy and Melvyn Douglas Players, later joining the summer stock theater circuit in 1930. He made his Broadway debut as Manero in the play Siege in 1937, and his other stage credits included The Petrified Forest, Three Men on a Horse and Room Service. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army as a Tec 4 in the 8th Armored Division.

From 1955 to 1959, Gosfield played Pvt.