Job Film and television actor
Years active 1927-1977
Known for Hero's loyal, but not-too-bright sidekick
Top Roles Mr. Chris, Dietz, Asst. Crew Chief Weinberg, Nicholas Pappalas, 'Pusher' Ross
Top GenresDrama, Comedy, Romance, Musical, War, Crime
Top TopicsWorld War II, Aviation, Romance (Comic)
Top Collaborators (Producer), (Producer), (Producer), (Director)
Shares birthday with Annabella, George Sherman, Robert Stephens  see more..

George Tobias Overview:

Character actor, George Tobias, was born on Jul 14, 1901 in New York City, NY. Tobias died at the age of 78 on Feb 27, 1980 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in New Mount Carmel Cemetery in Glendale, Queens County, NY.

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George Tobias was an affable-looking American supporting actor who appeared in Warner films for most of the 1940s, mostly as the hero's loyal, but not-too-bright sidekick, but sometimes in juicier and more interesting roles. He worked in films as a freelance for a few years afterwards, but was mostly seen on television after 1958. He died from cancer. 

(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Illustrated Dictionary of Film Character Actors).

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George Tobias Quotes:

Al Doyle: [Last Lines]
[to Windy and Ben the security guard as he hears police sirens approaching]
Al Doyle: You'll have plenty of time to dry out now.


Capt. Nelson: [Seeing Gabby putting stagnant water in his canteen and getting ready to drink it] Hey, do you want to get sick? Where's your purifying tablets?
Cpl. Gabby Gordon: I lost them when we made that last river crossing.
[Nelson gives him some of his]
Cpl. Gabby Gordon: They'll remember me in history. Gabby Gordon: the guy who purified all the stinkin' rivers in Burma!


Mrs. Marjorie Davies: How did you rest?
Freddie: With one eye open.


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George Tobias Facts
He was a lifelong bachelor but for 40 years had an off-and-on relationship with actress Milicent Patrick until his death in 1980.

The hearse containing his body was stolen on the way to the mortuary. Involved in a fender bender, the vehicle was stolen by carjackers while information was being exchanged by the occupants of the vehicles. The car and the body were found shortly after.

He was Abner Kravitz on "Bewitched" (1964) where Darrin Stevens was played by Dick York and Dick Sargent. He also starred opposite Gary Cooper in Sergeant York (1941).

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