|Born||Jul 14, 1901|
New York City, NY
|Died||Feb 27, 1980|
Los Angeles, CA
|Age||Died at 78|
|Final Resting PlaceNew Mount Carmel Cemetery|
|Job||Film and television actor|
|Known for||Hero's loyal, but not-too-bright sidekick|
|Top Roles||Dietz, Mr. Chris, Slaski, George Rondolos, Norman Fenimore|
|Top Genres||Drama, Comedy, Romance, Musical, War, Crime|
|Top Topics||World War II, Aviation, Romance (Comic)|
|Top Collaborators||Hal B. Wallis (Producer), Jack L. Warner (Producer), William Cagney (Producer), Michael Curtiz (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.
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:
Londos: The sergeant is an honored guest here. He's welcome to my breakfast. Anybody's welcome to my breakfast.
Glenn Miller: Alright, alright, let's have the five saxes right in there...
Si Schribman: *Five* saxes?
Glenn Miller: And the trombones, right on the left here, over there, right in there, and the four trumpets right behind them...
Si Schribman: Four Trombones and Four Trumpets! When they get playing, what's gonna hold the roof on?
Sy's Assistant: He's trying five saxes with a trumpet lead.
Si Schribman: Maybe it's good and maybe it ain't, but it's radical!
Pvt. Nebraska Hooper: What are you thinkin' about, Gabby?
Cpl. Gabby Gordon: [Chuckling] I wonder what happened to those two Zulus I had a date with last week.
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