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Bert Lahr

Bert Lahr's biography

Bert Lahr is 72 years old film actor born on on Tuesday 13th of August 1895. According to year of birth 1895 he belongs to Lost Generation. Birthday on 13th of August means he is Leo. As sign in itself indicates “Lion” or “King”, hence people born under Leo sign are considered to be leaders in every aspects of life. They are royal in nature.

He is citizen of United States of America. His primary profession is to be film actor. You can know him also as screenwriter, stage actor. He is recently known as voice actor.

Bert Lahr's family

He has 1 son.

Bert Lahr's son: John Lahr

Bert Lahr's son's name is John Lahr. He is known as biographer. His son was born on Saturday 12th of July 1941 in Los Angeles.

Bert Lahr's career

His main focus is to be film actor.

How did Bert Lahr die

He died on on Monday 4th of December 1967 when he was 72 years old at New York City. Bert Lahrs death was caused by hemorrhage and pneumonia. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Bert Lahr's Awards

  • Won Broadway's 1964 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for "Foxy". He also had a Tony Award nomination the previous year (1963) as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "The Beauty Part".

What Bert Lahr has done for a first time

  • Even though he divorced his first wife, he still loved her and divorced her only because her severe mental state made it impossible for her to function in a marriage. When she died, he did not speak a word for three days.
  • His first wife, Mercedes Delpino, was mentally ill and lived in an asylum beginning in 1930.

Bert Lahr's quotes

  • After The Wizard of Oz (1939), I was typecast as a lion, and there aren't all that many parts for lions.
  • If you want to be a success in Hollywood, be sure and go to New York.
  • Mildred, why aren't my clothes laid out? I've got a seven o'clock call. [last words]
  • Cole Porter was a horrible piano player. 'Oompah, oompah,' he played with a slow, wooden tempo. If you didn't know who it was, you'd have thought he was a learner.
  • Hollywood is the only community in the world where the entire population is suffering from 'rumourtism.'
  • [on 'Tin Man' Jack Haley, often found snoozing on the set] That son-of-a-bitch could sleep hung up on a meat hook, and I can't sleep at night!

Bert Lahr's body shape

Lets describe how Bert Lahr looks. We will focus on his body shape. Body build is average.