Sam Jaffe

Total Box Office:
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Highest Rated:
100% Lost Horizon (1937)
Lowest Rated:
20% The Dunwich Horror (1970)
Birthday:
Mar 10
Birthplace:
New York, New York
Bio:
Longtime Hollywood fixture Sam Jaffe (who should not be confused with the actor of the same name) was at various points in his career a talent agent, a studio executive, and a producer. His start in the business, however, was as an office boy for the Paramount-Famous Players-Lasky Company. His…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Under The Gun
  • Actor
-- 2013
Broadway Theatre Archive - Enemies
  • Actor
-- 2003
On the Line
  • Actor
-- 1985
Nothing Lasts Forever
  • Father Knickerbocker
-- 1984
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey
  • Himself
-- 1984
On The Line
  • Gabacho
-- 1983
West of Hester Street
  • Narrator
-- 1983
45% Battle Beyond the Stars
  • Director
  • Dr. Hephaestus
-- 1980
Gideon's Trumpet
  • 1st Sumpreme Court Justice
-- 1980
66% Bedknobs and Broomsticks
  • Bookman
-- 1971
Tell-Tale Heart
  • Actor
-- 1971
20% The Dunwich Horror
  • Old Whateley
-- 1970
La Bataille de San Sebastian (Guns for San Sebastian)
  • Father Joseph
-- 1968
67% A Guide for the Married Man
  • Technical Advisor
-- 1967
87% Ben-Hur
  • Simonides
-- 1959
The Barbarian and the Geisha
  • Henry Heusken
-- 1958
Les Espions (The Spies)
  • American Agent
-- 1957
I Can Get it For You Wholesale
  • Cooper
-- 1951
94% The Day the Earth Stood Still
  • Dr. Barnhardt
-- 1951
96% The Asphalt Jungle
  • Doc Erwin Riedenschneider
-- 1950
The Accused
  • Dr. Romley
-- 1949
83% 13 Rue Madeleine
  • Mayor Galimard
-- 1947
76% Gentleman's Agreement
  • Prof. Lieberman
-- 1947
Stage Door Canteen
  • Actor
-- 1943
92% Gunga Din
  • Gunga Din
-- 1939
100% Lost Horizon
  • High Lama
-- 1937
We Live Again
  • Gregory Simonson
-- 1934
100% The Scarlet Empress (Catherine the Great)
  • Grand Duke Peter
-- 1934

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Quotes from Sam Jaffe's Characters

    1. Doc Erwin Riedenschneider: One way or another, we all work for our vice.
    From The Asphalt Jungle. Submitted by Kate S (3 years ago)
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