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Fiddler on the Roof (3-Nov-1971)

Director: Norman Jewison

Writer: Joseph Stein

From story: Tevye's Daughters by Sholem Aleichem

Music by: Jerry Bock

Producer: Norman Jewison

Keywords: Musical, Jewish

A Jewish milkman in pre-revolutionary Russia seeks to arrange marriages for three of his daughters. Won Oscars for Best Cinematography, Best Score, and Best Sound; received additional nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor and Supporting Actor, Best Director, and Best Set Decoration. When offering this film to Norman Jewison to direct, the producers were surprised to find he was in fact not Jewish.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Norma Crane
10-Nov-1928 28-Sep-1973 Fiddler on the Roof
Vernon Dobtcheff
14-Aug-1934   Priceless
Leonard Frey
4-Sep-1938 24-Aug-1988 Stage actor, The Boys in the Band
Paul Michael Glaser
25-Mar-1943   Starsky and Hutch
Molly Picon
1-Jun-1898 5-Apr-1992 Yiddish theatre actress
Chaim Topol
9-Sep-1935   Fiddler on the Roof
Louis Zorich
12-Feb-1924   Burt Buchman on Mad About You


Chaim Topol   ...   Tevye
Norma Crane   ...   Golde
Leonard Frey   ...   Motel
Molly Picon   ...   Yente
Paul Mann   ...   Lazar Wolf
Rosalind Harris   ...   Tzeitel
Michele Marsh   ...   Hodel
Neva Small   ...   Chava
Paul Michael Glaser   ...   Perchik
Raymond Lovelock   ...   Fyedka
Elaine Edwards   ...   Shprintze
Candy Bonstein   ...   Bielke
Shimen Ruskin   ...   Mordcha
Zvee Scooler   ...   Rabbi
Louis Zorich   ...   Constable
Alfie Scopp   ...   Avram
Howard Goorney   ...   Nachum
Barry Dennen   ...   Mendel
Vernon Dobtcheff   ...   Russian Official
Ruth Madoc   ...   Fruma Sarah
Patience Collier   ...   Grandma Tzeitel
Tutte Lemkow   ...   Fiddler
Stella Courtney   ...   Shandel
Jacob Kalich   ...   Yankel
Brian Coburn   ...   Berl
George Little   ...   Hone
Stanley Fleet   ...   Farcel
Arnold Diamond   ...   Moishe
Marika Rivera   ...   Rifka
Mark Malicz   ...   Ezekial
Aharon Ipale   ...   Sheftel
Roger Lloyd Pack   ...   Sexton
Vladimir Medar   ...   Priest
Russian Dancers
Sammy Bayes   ...   Russian Dancer
Larry Bianco   ...   Russian Dancer
Walter Cartier   ...   Russian Dancer
Peter Johnston   ...   Russian Dancer
Guy Lutman   ...   Russian Dancer
Donald Maclennan   ...   Russian Dancer
Rene Sartoris   ...   Russian Dancer
Bottle Dancers
Roy Durbin   ...   Bottle Dancer
Ken Robson   ...   Bottle Dancer
Bob Stevenson   ...   Bottle Dancer
Lou Zamprogna   ...   Bottle Dancer


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