Herschel Bernardi

Actor
Swarthy character player, best remembered as Tevye in the long-running musical "Fiddler on the Roof. " Bernardi played gangster types or slow-thinking, good-natured schmoes in occasional feature comedies and dramas ... Read more »
Born: 10/29/1923 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (25)

Taking It Home 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Almonds and Raisins 1985 (Movie)

(Actor)

Hail to the Chief 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Seventh Avenue 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Newman's Drugstore 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

No Deposit, No Return 1976 (Movie)

Sergeant Turner (Actor)

The Front 1975 (Movie)

Phil Sussman (Actor)

Journey Back to Oz 1974 (Movie)

(Voice)

Arnie 1970 - 1972 (TV Show)

Actor

But I Don't Want to Get Married! 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

The Honey Pot 1966 (Movie)

Oscar Ludwig (Actor)

Profiles in Courage 1964 - 1965 (TV Show)

Actor

Irma la Douce 1963 (Movie)

Inspector LeFevre (Actor)

Love With the Proper Stranger 1963 (Movie)

Dominick Rossini (Actor)

A Cold Wind in August 1961 (Movie)

Juley Franz (Actor)

Peter Gunn 1958 - 1961 (TV Show)

Actor

The George Raft Story 1961 (Movie)

(Actor)

1001 Arabian Nights 1959 (Movie)

of Jinni of the Lamp (Voice)

The Savage Eye 1959 (Movie)

(Actor)

Murder By Contract 1958 (Movie)

George (Actor)

I-Man (TV Show)

Actor

No Place to Run (TV Show)

Actor

Sandcastles (TV Show)

Actor

The Million Dollar Face (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Swarthy character player, best remembered as Tevye in the long-running musical "Fiddler on the Roof. " Bernardi played gangster types or slow-thinking, good-natured schmoes in occasional feature comedies and dramas including "A Cold Wind in August" (1961), "Irma La Douce" (1963), and "The Front" (1976). A busy voice-over artist as well, Bernardi was much in demand for cartoon characters, as with his Charlie the Tuna of TV commercials fame.

Relationships

Teri Bernardi

Wife

Milestones

1968

Returned to Broadway to star in the title role of the musical, "Zorba"

Starred on Broadway as Tevye in the musical, "Fiddler on the Roof"

Earliest films include the Yiddish-language "Green Fields" (1937) and "Yankel the Shoemaker" (1939)

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