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Herbie Faye

Highest Rated: 92% Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962)

Lowest Rated: 80% The Family Jewels (1965)

Birthday: Feb 2, 1899

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

With a legacy of laughter-inducing roles, Herbie Faye was known for his rich movie career. Early on, Faye mostly landed roles in various films, including "Top Banana" (1954), the dramatic adaptation "The Shrike" (1955) with Jose Ferrer and "The Harder They Fall" (1956) with Humphrey Bogart. He also appeared in the James Cagney musical comedy "Never Steal Anything Small" (1959) and the dramatic adaptation "Requiem For a Heavyweight" (1962) with Anthony Quinn. He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including parts on "The Phil Silvers Show" (CBS, 1955-59) and "The Twilight Zone" (CBS, 1959-1964). He kept working in film throughout the sixties, starring in the comedy "The Thrill of It All" (1963) with Doris Day, "The Family Jewels" (1965) starring Jerry Lewis and "The Fortune Cookie" (1966). He also appeared in the Jose Ferrer comedy adaptation "Enter Laughing" (1967), the dramedy "Angel in My Pocket" (1968) with Andy Griffith and the Peter Ustinov fantastical comedy "Blackbeard's Ghost" (1968). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "The Night They Raided Minsky's" (1968) with Jason Robards, "The Love God?" (1969) with Don Knotts and the Dustin Hoffman comedic drama "Who Is Harry Kellerman, and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me?" (1971). He held additional roles in television including a part on "All in the Family" (CBS, 1970-79). Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Evel Knievel" (CBS, 1973-74) and "The Michele Lee Show" (CBS, 1973-74). Faye last acted on "Doc" (CBS, 1975-77). Faye passed away in June 1980 at the age of 81.

Highest rated movies

Requiem for a Heavyweight
Thoroughly Modern Millie
The Family Jewels

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 58% The Love God? Unknown (Character) - 1969
83% 81% Thoroughly Modern Millie Taxi driver (Character) - 1967
80% 72% The Family Jewels Joe (Character) - 1965
92% 88% Requiem for a Heavyweight Charlie (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Never Steal Anything Small Hymie (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Shrike Tager (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 33% Top Banana Moe (Character) - 1954

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 100% Barney Miller Nathan Levine (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet 100% The Odd Couple Super (Guest Star) 1970-1973 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The New Dick Van Dyke Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1971-1974
No Score Yet 100% The Bob Newhart Show Mr. Atlee (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet 100% The Mary Tyler Moore Show Dave (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Here's Lucy Unknown (Guest Star) 1970-1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mod Squad Leo (Guest Star) 1969 1971-1972
No Score Yet 88% All in the Family Delivery Man (Guest Star) 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet That Girl Unknown (Guest Star) 1967 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet Petticoat Junction Unknown (Guest Star) 1967 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Mothers-in-Law Unknown (Guest Star) 1969
No Score Yet 100% I Dream of Jeannie Tout 1 (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Pawnbroker (Guest Star) 1966-1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning World Jake (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lucy Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet 90% The Andy Griffith Show Eddie Blake (Guest Star) 1965 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Hustler (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Danny Kaye Show Guest 1967
No Score Yet 20% Bewitched William Dunn (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Mother the Car Projectionist (Guest Star) 1965
83% 83% The Munsters Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Favorite Martian Unknown (Guest Star) 1964-1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Joey Bishop Show Krupnik the Painter (Character),
Herbie Finster (Guest Star)
1962 1965
No Score Yet 100% The Dick Van Dyke Show Harry Keen (Guest Star) 1962-1963 1965
82% 95% The Twilight Zone Joe Palucci (Character) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lloyd Bridges Show Louie Jacobs (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Untouchables Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Tom Ewell Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet 100% The Phil Silvers Show Cpl. Sam Fender (Character) 1955-1959