Date of Birth:
2 August 1919
Nehemiah Persoff played in 8 movies in the Western, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Action, Comedy, Crime, Family, Music, Thriller, Music, Horror, Sci-Fi, Animation, Musical genres.
Nehemiah Persoff got succeed with average imdb rating 5.9.
In his inopportune years he posed for painters who worked out of studios in Manhattan's Union Conservative.
Once asked why he chose acting as a assertion, he stated that the arise of anti-Semitism in Europe compelled him to prove himself personage of his "facility of life-force."
He was the doubtful taxi-cub driver in the honoured "I coulda been a contender..." scene with Marlon Brando and Rod Steiger in the immortal movie On the Waterfront (1954).
When the Actors Studio was formed in 1947 Persoff was in the first "beginner's"class directed beside Elia Kazan. Among his ally students were Julie Harris, Steven Hill, Cloris Leachman, James Whitmore, Marty Balsam, Kim Huntress and Jocelyn Brando (Marlon's sister.).
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