Joseph Patrick Carrol Naish
|Born||Jan 21, 1896|
New York City, NY
|Died||Jan 24, 1973|
La Jolla, CA
|Age||Died at 77|
|Final Resting PlaceCalvary Cemetery|
J. Carrol Naish
|Known for||Many ethnicities, various fiends and comic characters of vague foreign backgrounds|
|Top Roles||Tony, Arab Slave Dealer, Lorenzo, Nicky Duvalle, A Police Informer|
|Top Genres||Drama, Romance, Crime, Action, Adventure, Comedy|
|Top Topics||Book-Based, Romance (Drama), World War II|
|Top Collaborators||Jack L. Warner (Producer), Michael Curtiz (Director), Hal B. Wallis (Producer), Pedro de Cordoba|
|Shares birthday with||Telly Savalas, Paul Scofield, David Weisbart see more..|
J. Carrol Naish Overview:
Character actor, J. Carrol Naish, was born Joseph Patrick Carrol Naish on Jan 21, 1896 in New York City, NY. Naish died at the age of 77 on Jan 24, 1973 in La Jolla, CA and was laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.
You could never tell what swarthy American actor, J. Carrol Naish, would turn up as next. He played Italians, Indians, Orientals, Spaniards, Greeks, Mexicans and dozens of others -- besides ape-men, hunchbacks and various fiends and comic characters of vague foreign back grounds. Almost always hidden beneath make-up, people would have been hard-pressed to recognize Naish as himself. He was virtually lost to films after starting to play Charlie Chan on TV in 1958.(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Illustrated Dictionary of Film Character Actors).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Naish was nominated for two Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1943||Best Supporting Actor||Sahara (1943)||Giuseppe||Nominated|
|1945||Best Supporting Actor||A Medal for Benny (1945)||Charlie Martini||Nominated|
J. Carrol Naish Quotes:
Leon: Ha, it's true, I don't deny it. I was born that way.
Japanese Official: [to restaurant waiter] Oh, no wine, hunh, and where are your women?
Japanese Official: There are other things than wine!
Bobby Martin: [while bank is being robbed] Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang!
Chapman, Bank Robber: C'mere kid. C'mere!
Chapman, Bank Robber: Stick these in your kisser and go suck on 'em. Now go back to your mother.
Chapman, Bank Robber: Thank you!
Chapman, Bank Robber: You're welcome.
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