Character actor, Jack Weston, was born Jack Weinstein on Aug 21, 1924 in Cleveland, OH. Weston died at the age of 71 on May 3, 1996 in New York City, NY .
Jack Weston appeared in over 100 film and television roles, playing an array of characters from bungling friends to terrifying villains. Some of his memorable roles include Walter Matthau's âplayboyâ friend Harvey Greenfield in Cactus Flower, an aspiring cabbie playwright in Please Donât Eat the Daisies and the stalker who (along with Alan Arkin) terrorizes Audrey Hepburn Wait Until Dark (1967).(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).
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Mini Tribute Character Actor:By Annmarie Gatti on Aug 21, 2012 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Born August 21, 1924, Character Actor ! Weston appeared in over 100 roles — from bungling friends to terrifying villains. My personal favorite: Cactus Flower (I think I know his dialog by heart!), but there are so many other great ones too, including Wait Until Dark and Please Don... Read full article
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David Stillwell: Why don't you just take the set?
Lester: Eh, now that all the Westerns have gone psycho, this is the only place where you can tell who the bad guys are.
Harvey Greenfield: Good, very good... That's such a big, dirty, rotten, filthy lie, it has class.
Georgia: If you work for the CIA, how come you hang around with dentists?
Harvey Greenfield: He's installing a miniature radio transmitor in my wisdom tooth.
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