Leo Fuchs

Actor
Leo Fuchs was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He began acting at age 5. Fuchs worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "The Story of Ruth" (1960) starring ... Read more »
Born: 05/15/1911 in Poland

Filmography

Actor (4)

Avalon 1990 (Movie)

Hymie Krichinsky (Actor)

Almonds and Raisins 1985 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Frisco Kid 1979 (Movie)

Chief Rabbi (Actor)

The Story of Ruth 1960 (Movie)

Sochin (Actor)

Biography

Leo Fuchs was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He began acting at age 5. Fuchs worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "The Story of Ruth" (1960) starring Stuart Whitman and "Jo" (1971). Fuchs began to focus on film after appearing in the action flick "The Frisco Kid" (1979) with Gene Wilder and the Herschel Bernardi documentary "Almonds and Raisins" (1985). Later in his career, Fuchs acted in "Avalon" (1990) with Armin Mueller-Stahl. Fuchs passed away in December 1994 at the age of 83.

Milestones

Various TV appearances on such shows as "The Ed Sullivan Show," "Green Acres," and "Sanford and Son"

Began acting at age 5

Toured in South America, France, England, and Israel with various plays

Attracted attention at age 17 for his work at the Quid Pro Quo Theater in Warsaw

Play "The Lucky Boy" written to showcase his talent; performed at Jacob Adler Second Avenue Theatre, New York

Performance in the Los Angeles Music Center production of "The Great Waltz" seen by Hal Prince; led to two-year starring role in original stage production of "Cabaret"

Bonus Trivia

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Albert Einstein personally congratulated Fuchs on his performance in the play "Salvation."

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