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Bert Lahr

Bert LahrAKA Irving Lahrheim

Born: 13-Aug-1895
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 4-Dec-1967
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Union Field Cemetery, Queens, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Lion in The Wizard of Oz

Wife: Mercedes Delpino (m. 29-Aug-1929, div. 1940, one child)
Son: Herbert Lahr (b. 1929)
Wife: Mildred Schroeder (m. 11-Feb-1940, div. 4-Dec-1967, two children)
Son: John Lahr (drama critic, b. 12-Jul-1941, m. Connie Booth)
Daughter: Jane (b. 2-Sep-1943)

    Endorsement of Williams Shaving Cream 1945
    Endorsement of Virginia Dare Wine 1955
    Endorsement of Unilever Skippy Peanut Butter (1960)
    Tony 1964 for Foxy (musical)

    The Night They Raided Minsky's (22-Dec-1968)
    The Second Greatest Sex (Oct-1955)
    Rose Marie (1-Apr-1954)
    Always Leave Them Laughing (23-Nov-1949) · Eddie Eagan
    Meet the People (21-Apr-1944) · The Commander
    Ship Ahoy (May-1942) · Skip Owens
    Sing Your Worries Away (6-Mar-1942) · Chow Brewster
    The Wizard of Oz (12-Aug-1939) · The Cowardly Lion
    Zaza (29-Dec-1938)
    Just Around the Corner (11-Nov-1938) · Gus
    Josette (3-Jun-1938)
    Flying High (14-Nov-1931)

Is the subject of books:
Notes on a Cowardly Lion, 1969, BY: John Lahr

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