Bert Lahr is a Actor and Scriptwriter American born on 13 august 1895 at New York City (USA)
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Birth name Irving LahrheimNationality USABirth 13 august 1895
at New York City (USA
)Death 4 december 1967
(at 72 years) at New York City (USA
Bert Lahr, born Irving Lahrheim (August 13, 1895 – December 4, 1967), was an American iconic actor, particularly of stage and film and comedian. Lahr is principally known for his role as the Cowardly Lion, as well as his counterpart Kansas farmworker Zeke in The Wizard of Oz (1939). He was well known for his explosive humor, but also adapted well to dramatic roles and his work in burlesque, vaudeville, and on Broadway.
Lahr's later life was troubled. His first wife, Mercedes Delpino, developed mental health problems that left her hospitalized. This complicated his relationship with his second wife, Mildred Schroeder, as he had legal problems with getting a divorce in New York State. She grew tired of waiting and became involved with another man and married him. Lahr was heartbroken but eventually won her back.