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Lou Jacobi is a Actor Canadien born on 28 december 1913 at Toronto (Canada)

Lou Jacobi

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Birth name Louis Harold Jacobovitch
Nationality Canada
Birth 28 december 1913 at Toronto (Canada)
Death 23 october 2009 (at 95 years) at Manhattan (USA)

Louis Harold "Lou" Jacobi (December 28, 1913 – October 23, 2009) was a Canadian character actor.

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Paul Mazursky
Paul Mazursky
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Alan Arkin
Alan Arkin
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John Hubley
John Hubley
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Woody Allen
Woody Allen
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Filmography of Lou Jacobi (24 films)

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I.Q. (1994)
, 1h40
Directed by Fred Schepisi
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, Walter Matthau, Lou Jacobi, Stephen Fry, Gene Saks
Roles Kurt Gödel
Rating61% 3.0983453.0983453.0983453.0983453.098345
An amiable garage mechanic, Ed Walters (Tim Robbins), meets Catherine Boyd (Meg Ryan), a brilliant Princeton University mathematics doctoral candidate, as she comes into the garage, accompanied by her stiff and fussy English fiancé, experimental psychology professor James Moreland (Stephen Fry). There is an immediate connection, but she refuses to acknowledge it. Finding a watch she left at the garage, Ed travels to her address and finds himself face to face with Albert Einstein (Walter Matthau), who is Catherine's uncle.
Avalon (1990)
, 2h6
Directed by Barry Levinson
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about immigration
Actors Armin Mueller-Stahl, Aidan Quinn, Eve Gordon, Thomas Mills Wood, Kevin Pollak, Elizabeth Perkins
Roles Gabriel Krichynsky
Rating71% 3.597173.597173.597173.597173.59717
It is the early 1950s, and much has happened to the family of Polish Jewish immigrant Sam Krichinsky since he first arrived in America in 1914 and eventually settled in Baltimore.
Amazon Women on the Moon, 1h25
Directed by Joe Dante, John Landis, Peter Horton, Carl Gottlieb, Robert K. Weiss
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Comic science fiction
Themes Space adventure films, Films about television, Sur la Lune, Comedy science fiction films, Space opera
Actors Arsenio Hall, Lou Jacobi, Griffin Dunne, Steve Forrest, Robert Colbert, Michelle Pfeiffer
Roles Murray
Rating62% 3.100013.100013.100013.100013.10001
Fictional television station WIDB-TV (channel 8) experiences problems with its late-night airing of science-fiction classic Amazon Women on the Moon, a 1950s B movie in which Queen Lara (Sybil Danning) and Captain Nelson (Steve Forrest) battle exploding volcanoes and man-eating spiders on the moon. Waiting for the film to resume, an unseen viewer begins channel surfing—simulated by bursts of white noise—through late night cable, with the various segments and sketches of the film representing the programming found on different channels. The viewer intermittently returns to channel 8, where Amazon Women continues to resume airing before faltering once more.
My Favorite Year, 1h32
Directed by Richard Benjamin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about alcoholism, Films about writers, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about television
Actors Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna, Bill Macy, Lainie Kazan
Roles Uncle Morty
Rating73% 3.697473.697473.697473.697473.69747
Benjy Stone (Mark Linn-Baker), the narrator, tells of the summer (in his "favorite year" of 1954) he met his idol, swashbuckling actor Allan Swann (Peter O'Toole). In the early days of television, Benjy works as a junior comedy writer for a variety show starring Stan "King" Kaiser (Joseph Bologna). As a special upcoming guest, they get the still famous (though largely washed-up) Swann. However, when he shows up, they realize that he is a roaring drunk. Kaiser is ready to dump him, until Benjy intervenes and promises to keep him sober during the week leading up to the show.
Arthur (1981)
, 1h37
Directed by Steve Gordon
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about alcoholism, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Musical films
Actors Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Jill Eikenberry, Stephen Elliott
Roles Plant Store Owner
Rating68% 3.4472753.4472753.4472753.4472753.447275
Arthur Bach (Dudley Moore) is a spoiled alcoholic from New York City who likes to be driven in his chauffeured Rolls-Royce through Central Park. Arthur is heir to a portion of his family's vast fortune, which he is told will be his only if he marries the upper class Susan Johnson (Jill Eikenberry), the daughter of a business acquaintance of his father. He does not love Susan, but his family feels she will make him finally grow up. During a shopping trip in Manhattan, accompanied by his valet Hobson (John Gielgud), Arthur witnesses a young woman, Linda Morolla (Liza Minnelli), shoplifting a necktie. He intercedes with the store security guard (Irving Metzman) on her behalf, and later asks her for a date. Despite his attraction to her, Arthur remains pressured by his family to marry Susan.
Chu Chu and the Philly Flash, 1h32
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Alan Arkin, Carol Burnett, Jack Warden, Danny Aiello, Danny Glover, Vincent Schiavelli
Roles Landlord
Rating41% 2.099732.099732.099732.099732.09973
Once a big-league baseball player known as the Philly Flash, he is now broke and a drunk, reduced to a life on the street, washing car windshields for spare change or trying to sell stolen wristwatches to passersby.
The Lucky Star
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Brett Marx, Rod Steiger, Louise Fletcher, Lou Jacobi, Jean Gascon
Roles Elia Goldberg
Rating65% 3.284073.284073.284073.284073.28407
A young Jewish boy (Marx) who escapes from the traumas of the war-torn Netherlands by living in a fantasy world of American westerns - where good triumphs over evil and the outcast becomes a hero.
The Magician of Lublin, 1h45
Directed by Menahem Golan
Origin Israel
Genres Drama
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Alan Arkin, Louise Fletcher, Shelley Winters, Valerie Perrine, Lou Jacobi, Zachi Noy
Roles Wolsky
Rating56% 2.822732.822732.822732.822732.82273
Yasha Mazur (Alan Arkin) is a turn-of-the-20th-century Jewish stage magician, womaniser, conman, and mystic. His great ambition is to figure out how to fly - an ambition he eventually achieves but not as a magic trick. He tours the western reaches of the old Russian Empire.
Roseland (1977)
, 1h44
Directed by James Ivory
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Teresa Wright, Geraldine Chaplin, Lou Jacobi, Conrad Janis, Joan Copeland, Christopher Walken
Roles Stan
Rating60% 3.0033053.0033053.0033053.0033053.003305
At Roseland, an older lady, May (Wright), with a light step, looks for the memory of her husband in the ballroom's mirrors. Stan (Jacobi), a cheerful older man steers May to brandy alexanders and away from her past.
Next Stop, Greenwich Village, 1h51
Directed by Paul Mazursky
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy
Themes Children's films
Actors Lenny Baker, Shelley Winters, Ellen Greene, Lois Smith, Christopher Walken, Antonio Fargas
Roles Herb
Rating68% 3.44713.44713.44713.44713.4471
The film takes place in 1953. Larry Lipinsky is a young Jewish boy from Brooklyn, New York, who has dreams of stardom. He moves to Greenwich Village, much to the chagrin of his extremely overprotective mother. Larry ends up hanging out with an eccentric bunch of characters while waiting for his big break. He has a group of tight-knit friends, which includes a wacky girl named Connie; Anita, an emotionally distraught young woman who constantly contemplates suicide; Robert, a young WASP who fancies himself a poet; and Bernstein, a gay man. All the while, he tries to maintain a stormy relationship with Sarah, his girlfriend. This band of outsiders becomes Larry's new family as he struggles as an actor and works toward a break in Hollywood.
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex *But Were Afraid to Ask, 1h27
Directed by Woody Allen
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Anthology film
Themes Films about animals, Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, John Carradine, Tony Randall, Burt Reynolds, Lou Jacobi
Roles Sam Musgrave
Rating67% 3.399083.399083.399083.399083.39908
Des aphrodisiaques permettent à un fou du roi (Woody Allen) de trouver la clé qui lui ouvrira les portes du cœur de la reine (Lynn Redgrave), avant de s'apercevoir que la clé de sa ceinture de chasteté lui serait tout de même plus utile.
Little Murders, 1h48
Directed by Alan Arkin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Films based on plays, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Elliott Gould, Marcia Rodd, Vincent Gardenia, Doris Roberts, Elizabeth Wilson, Donald Sutherland
Roles Judge Stern
Rating69% 3.4980353.4980353.4980353.4980353.498035
Patsy Newquist is a 27-year-old interior designer who lives in a New York City rife with street crime, noise, obscene phone calls, power blackouts and unsolved homicides. When she sees a defenseless man being attacked by street thugs, she intervenes, but is surprised when the passive victim doesn't even bother to thank her. She ends up attracted to the man, Alfred Chamberlain, a photographer, but finds that he is emotionally vacant, barely able to feel pain or pleasure. He permits muggers to beat him up until they get tired and go away.