Bert Lahr



Actor Date of Birth: August 13, 1895


Bert Lahr (born Irving Lahrheim; August 13, 1895 – December 4, 1967) was an American actor and comedian. Lahr is remembered today for his roles as the Cowardly Lion and the farmworker Zeke in the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, but was also well-known for work in burlesque, vaudeville, and on Broadway. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bert Lahr, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.



Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States




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