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Zero Mostel
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    (February 28, 1915-September 8, 1977)
    Birth name is Samuel Joel Mostel
    Father of actor Josh Mostel
    Performed on stage in 'Rhinoceros,' 'Ulysses in Nighttown,' 'Fiddler on the Roof' and 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum'
    Acted in 'Panic in the Streets,' 'The Producers,' 'The Hot Rock' and 'The Front'
    He claimed that his nickname came from his poor grades as a student, but it was actually given to him by a press agent.
    When he taught art for the WPA, he would imitate wallpaper and coffee percolators during his lectures.
    He really wanted to be a painter.
    He was passed over for the lead in the film 'Fiddler on the Roof' after creating it on Broadway because the director wanted a first or second generation Russian Jew in the role.
    His father was a rabbi.
    He was hospitalized for five months in 1960 after being run over by a bus.
    He won three Tony Awards.
    He was blacklisted.

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