Nehemiah Persoff, Character Actor Known For Yentl, The Twilight Zone, Some Like It Hot, Dies At 102
As reported today by Variety, Nehemiah Persoff, a prolific Hollywood character actor whose career spanned six decades, has passed away at the age of 102 in San Luis Obispo, CA. Persoff began acting in films in 1948 with an uncredited walk-on role in “The Naked City,” and would also play various roles in the 1959 TV adaptation.
Fans of classic Hollywood cinema might remember him as the man sitting in the front seat when Marlon Brando made his famous “I coulda been a contender” speech in 1954’s “On the Waterfront.” Persoff appeared in over 200 films and TV shows besides,…The post Nehemiah Persoff, Character Actor Known for Yentl, The Twilight Zone, Some Like It Hot, Dies at 102 appeared first on /Film.
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