George Givot

George Givot

Highest Rated: 93% Lady and the Tramp (1955)

Lowest Rated: 92% Road to Morocco (1942)

Birthday: Feb 18, 1903

Birthplace: Not Available

Though born in Omaha, George Givot gained fame in vaudeville with his characterization of an English-language-fracturing Greek immigrant. Givot's catch-phrase "How'd ya like that?" served as the title for one of the many 2-reelers he starred in between 1933 and 1934; another of his short-subject vehicles was Roast Beef and Movies (1933), in which he was teamed with the 3 Stooges' Curly Howard. After making his feature debut in Meet the Baron (1933), Givot continued playing dialect parts in films and on radio. By 1940, however, he was accepting "straight" roles, speaking without a trace of accent and frequently opting for dramatics rather than laughs. His later screen efforts include The Falcon and the Co-eds (1943) and Riff Raff (1947). In 1949, he co-hosted the TV musical series Versatile Varieties, reviving his malapropish Greek characterization. George Givot briefly returned to dialect humor once more as the voice of Italian restaurateur Tony in the Disney cartoon feature Lady and the Tramp (1956).

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet China Gate Cpl. Pigalle 1957
No Score Yet Miracle in the Rain Headwaiter 1956
No Score Yet The Benny Goodman Story Jake Primo - mob boss 1956
No Score Yet Ain't Misbehavin' Native Boatman 1955
93% Lady and the Tramp Tony 1955
No Score Yet The Racers Baron 1955
No Score Yet 3 Sailors And A Girl Rossi 1953
No Score Yet April in Paris Francois 1952
No Score Yet Captain Pirate Tomas Valesquez 1952
No Score Yet Riffraff Rues 1947
No Score Yet Fiesta Fernando Gomez 1947
No Score Yet The Falcon and the Co-eds Dr. Anatole Graelich 1943
No Score Yet Du Barry Was a Lady Cheezy/De Roquefort 1943
No Score Yet Behind the Rising Sun Boris 1943
No Score Yet The Leather Burners Sam Bucktoe 1943
92% Road to Morocco Neb Jolla 1942
No Score Yet Hollywood Cavalcade Claude 1939
No Score Yet Beg, Borrow or Steal Izmanov 1937
No Score Yet Thin Ice Alex 1937
No Score Yet Wake Up and Live Manager 1937
No Score Yet Step Lively, Jeeves Prince Boris Caminov 1937
No Score Yet Riffraff Markis 1936
No Score Yet Paddy O'Day Mischa 1935
No Score Yet Hollywood Party Liondora, the Rival Star 1934
No Score Yet The Chief Clothing Merchant 1933


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