Date of Birth:
10 March 1891
Sam Jaffe played in 9 movies in the Drama, Action, Adventure, War, Music, Thriller, Crime, Film-Noir, Sci-Fi, History, Romance, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Comedy genres.
Sam Jaffe got succeed with average imdb rating 7.
His cousin Alma's grandson is NYC amateur comedian Jeremy Jacobs.
He was a victim of the Hollywood blacklist during the HUAC hearings. Although he had already been signed, 20th Century-Fox wanted to remove him from The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951). Producer Julian Blaustein felt that Jaffe was so crucial for the role of the Albert Einstein-like Prof. Barnhardt that he appealed to studio chief Darryl F. Zanuck. Zanuck approved Jaffe for the role, but it was his last Hollywood film until the late 1950s.
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