BiographyPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Mr. Loeb returned to Broadway following his unjust firing from "The Goldbergs". He starred in the Broadway production of "Time Out for Ginger" and was appearing in the play's touring company at the time of his suicide in the Hotel Taft in New York on September 1, 1955. Had he lived a few days longer he would have learned that the FBI had decided to fully clear his name. His suicide was not only linked to his blacklisting but also to the fact that his wife of many years had recently died and his mentally ill son's condition was quickly deteriorating. Mr. Read more... Loeb was also in failing health. But there is no doubt that his treatment by the government broke his heart and his spirit.