Mort Sahl

Mort Sahl

Highest Rated: 89% Robin's Wish (2020)

Lowest Rated: 37% Max Rose (2013)

Birthday: May 11, 1927

Birthplace: Montréal, Québec, Canada

Mort Sahl was a stand-up comedian who also had a successful Hollywood career. After making his name as one of the first politically-minded stand-up comics, Sahl kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the Robert Wagner adaptation "In Love and War" (1958), the drama "All the Young Men" (1960) with Alan Ladd and the Henry de Silva dramatic adaptation "Johnny Cool" (1963). He also appeared in "Doctor, You've Got to Be Kidding" (1967) with Sandra Dee, the comedy adaptation "Don't Make Waves" (1967) with Tony Curtis and "Lenny Bruce Without Tears" (1971) with Lenny Bruce. He also landed a role in the miniseries "Inside the Third Reich" (1981-82). He also appeared in the TV special "Comedy News II" (ABC, 1972-73). He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "An Evening at the Improv" (1981-82). He also worked in film during these years, including a part on the fantastical comedy "Nothing Lasts Forever" (1982) with Zach Galligan. Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron" (1992-93), "Laughing Matters" (Showtime, 1992-93) and "But... Seriously" (Showtime, 1993-94). He also appeared in "JFK: A Personal Story" (1996-97) and "Robert Blake: Dark Passage" (2000-01). Most recently, Sahl appeared on "When Comedy Went To School" (2013) and "Max Rose" (2013). Mort Sahl died on October 26, 2021 in Mill Valley, CA at the age of 94.

Highest rated movies

Robin's Wish
Johnny Cool
Max Rose




89% 87% Robin's Wish Unknown (Character) - 2020
37% 57% Max Rose Jack Murphy (Character) $56.4K 2013
No Score Yet 52% Nothing Lasts Forever Uncle Mort (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet 20% Doctor, You've Got to Be Kidding Mr. Dan Ruskin (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet 42% Don't Make Waves Sam Lingonberry (Character) - 1967
40% 46% Johnny Cool Ben Morrow (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 43% All the Young Men Cpl. Crane (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet 83% In Love and War Danny Krieger (Character) - 1958


No Score Yet No Score Yet Snoop Sisters Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Guest 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet What's My Line? Guest 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thriller Unknown (Character) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Call Mr. D Unknown (Guest Star) 1959