Bert Lahr

Highest Rated:
99%     The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Lowest Rated:
99%     The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Birthday:
Aug 13
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:


"How many lion parts are there?" Thus did Bert Lahr, a major comedy star on Broadway, sum up his occasionally interesting but largely unfulfilling film career. Dropping out of school at 15 to join a juvenile vaudeville act, Lahr worked his way up from second comic to top banana on the…

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
Vaudeville
  • Director
  • Actor
-- 1997
Hidden Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 1997
The Night They Raided Minsky's (The Night They Invented Striptease)
  • Professor Spats
-- 1968
The Great Waltz
  • Actor
-- 1955
Rose Marie
  • Barney McCorkle
-- 1954
Meet The People
  • The Commander
-- 1944
Sing Your Worries Away
  • Clarence 'Chow' Brewster
-- 1942
Ship Ahoy
  • Skip Owens
-- 1942
Zaza
  • Actor
-- 1939
99% The Wizard of Oz
  • The Cowardly Lion
$5.5M 1939
Just Around the Corner
  • Gus
-- 1938
Flying High
  • Rusty
-- 1931

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Quotes from Bert Lahr's Characters

    • The Cowardly Lion:
      What makes a King out of a slave? Courage!
    From The Wizard of Oz. Submitted by Stefan G (14 months ago)

    • Dorothy Gale:
      My goodness, what a fuss you're making! Well naturally, when you go around picking on things weaker than you are. Why, you're nothing but a great big coward!
    • The Cowardly Lion:
      You're right, I am a coward! I haven't any courage at all. I even scare myself.
    From The Wizard of Oz. Submitted by Adam O (20 months ago)