Known for his methodical acting and had contributed more than 6 decades of his life in film industry, Eli Wallach will always be remembered in the Hollywood industry. He was born in 7th of December, 1915 in New York City. At the age of 98 in 24th June 2014, he died. At the cremation ceremony, many celebrities came to honor him. He always remains in the heart of the audiences as he brought the new acting skills in the industry.
He had the versatile talent who has worked in all sectors: film, television and stage. He started his career in 1945 and continued it until his death. He is best known for his role as Ugly in one of the best movies of all time “The Good, Bad and the Ugly”. Though he became successful after turning himself in acting, but he once was the US Army and served the country as a sergeant in a military hospital. He took classes of acting in Dramatic Workshop of the New School in New York. After the classes, he got chance to appear in the theatre performance. Because of his excellent acting skills, he got chance to appear in many successful performances.
He made his debut in the movies from “Baby Doll” in 1956 from which he won the British Academy Film Awards for Most Promising Newcomer. He has worked in some most famous classic movies in 90s. He has appeared in many successful movies which have made great impact in the people’s mind till now. “The Lineup”, “Lord Jim”, “How to Steal a Million” are some of them. He has also worked in many TV shows as well. But his real passion was in the movies and he got real successes in them as well.
He was not very tall and had the height of 5 feet 7 inch. He had the weight of 65 kg. His married life is just as long as his career. He met his wife, Anne Jackson, who was also the stage actress in 1946 and they got married in 1948. They were married till his death and the couple had three children altogether. His daughter, Roberta has also played in several movies. Lately, in 2010, he got many health issues and he got admitted in the hospital for many times. He lost the sight of his left eye because of the stroke in this period. When his obituary was published, the whole world shook as one of the versatile as well as talented actors of Hollywood industry left the world forever. His movies will always remind us of him.
He was actively involved in the social networking sites before his death. He had accounts in Facebook, twitter as well as in Instagram. He had the net worth of $6 million. Critics had wrote about him many a time and always brought him as a sensational actor of all time. His movies as well as interviews can be watched in YouTube. If you want to know more about his biography, you can visit IMDB and Wikipedia.
Eli Herschel Wallach
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