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Eli Herschel Wallach

Birthdate: (98)
Birthplace: Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States
Death: June 24, 2014 (98)
New York, New York, New York, United States (Natural Causes)
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Wallach and Bertha Wallach
Husband of Anna Jane Jackson
Father of <private> Wallach; <private> Wallach and <private> Wallach
Brother of Samuel Wallach; Shirely Wallach and <private> Wallach
Half brother of <private> Marz

Occupation: Actor
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About Eli Wallach

Eli Herschel Wallach (December 7, 1915 – June 24, 2014) was an American film, television and stage actor whose prolific career spanned more than six decades, beginning in the late 1940s. For his performance as Silva Vacarro in Baby Doll, he won a BAFTA Award for Best Newcomer and a Golden Globe nomination. Among his most noted roles are Calvera in The Magnificent Seven (1960), Guido in The Misfits (1961), and Tuco in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966).

Wallach was born in Red Hook, Brooklyn to Polish Jewish immigrants Bertha (née Schorr) and Abraham Wallach who owned Bertha's candy store. His family were the only Jews in a predominantly Italian neighborhood.


  1. Eli Wallach, multi faceted actor, dies at 98 The New York Times, by Robert Berkvist, June 25, 2014
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Eli Wallach's Timeline

December 7, 1915
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States
June 24, 2014
Age 98
New York, New York, New York, United States