Job Film and television actor
Years active 1927-1977
Known for Hero's loyal, but not-too-bright sidekick
Top Roles Mr. Chris, Dietz, Gratz, Sascha Bolitov, Asst. Crew Chief Weinberg
Top GenresDrama, Comedy, Romance, Musical, War, Crime
Top TopicsWorld War II, Aviation, Romance (Comic)
Top Collaborators (Producer), (Producer), (Producer), (Director)
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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:

Russian Visa Official: To an unseen caller: "Hello! Comrade Kasabian? No, I am sorry. He hasn't been with us for six months. He was called back to Russia and was investigated. You can get further details from his widow."


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!


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.


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George Tobias Facts
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 appeared in both Ninotchka (1939) and Silk Stockings (1957), its musical remake.

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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