Sam Jaffe

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Sam Jaffe (March 10, 1891 – March 24, 1984) was an American actor, teacher, musician and engineer. In 1951, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Asphalt Jungle (1950) and appeared in other classic films such as Ben-Hur (1959) and The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951). He may be best remembered for playing the title role in Gunga Din (1939), and the High Lama in Lost Horizon (1937).

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MOVIE CREDITS:
1967: Dr. Singleton - Tarzan's Jungle Rebellion
1934: Grand Duke Peter - The Scarlet Empress
1951: Samuel Gower - Under the Gun
1958: Henry Heusken - The Barbarian and the Geisha
1939: Gunga Din - Gunga Din
1971: Bookman - Bedknobs and Broomsticks
1949: Dr. Romley - The Accused
1957: Sam Cooper - Les Espions
1951: Sam Cooper - I Can Get it For You Wholesale
1970: Mr. Berryman - Quarantined
1951: Prof. Jacob Barnhardt - The Day the Earth Stood Still
1950: Doc Erwin Riedenschneider - The Asphalt Jungle
1934: Gregory Simonson - We Live Again
1949: Dr. Francis Kittridge Hunter - Rope of Sand
1968: Père Joseph - La bataille de San Sebastian
1984: El Gabacho - On the line
1984: Father Knickerbocker - Nothing Lasts Forever
1980: Dr. Hephaestus - Battle Beyond the Stars
1947: Mayor Galimard - 13 Rue Madeleine
1969: Brother Lilac Bailey (art forger) - The Great Bank Robbery
1971: Toby - Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster?
1959: Simonides - Ben-Hur
1937: High Lama - Lost Horizon
1969: Bleum - Night Gallery
1947: Professor Fred Lieberman - Gentleman's Agreement
1973: Old Sam - Saga of Sonora
1985: George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey
1967: Technical Adviser (Shrink) - A Guide for the Married Man
1943: Sam Jaffe - Stage Door Canteen
1963: Hollywood Without Make-Up

TV CREDITS:
1966: Batman
1979: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
1955: Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1966: Dr. Singleton - Tarzan
1961: David Zorba - Ben Casey
1961: Cain's Hundred
1971: Henry Willis - Columbo
1976: The Bionic Woman
1972: The Streets of San Francisco
1971: Alias Smith and Jones
1973: Kojak
1958: Naked City
1960: The Islanders
1951: Hallmark Hall of Fame
1958: Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse
1970: Nanny and the Professor
1958: The Donna Reed Show
1974: Harry O
1964: Daniel Boone
1975: S.W.A.T.
1951: Tales of Tomorrow
1981: Foul Play
1975: Medical Story
1978: Flying High