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Louis Zorich is a Actor American born on 12 february 1924 at Chicago (USA)

Louis Zorich

Louis Zorich
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Nationality USA
Birth 12 february 1924 at Chicago (USA)
Death 30 january 2018 (at 93 years)

Louis Zorich (born February 12, 1924) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known to television audiences for his portrayal of Paul Reiser's father, Burt Buchman, on the NBC series Mad About You. He played the role from 1993 to 1999.

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Jordan Alan
Jordan Alan
(1 films)
Frank Oz
Frank Oz
(2 films)
John Sayles
John Sayles
(1 films)
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Filmography of Louis Zorich (32 films)

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Detachment (2011)
, 1h37
Directed by Tony Kaye
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about education, Films about suicide
Actors Adrien Brody, Marcia Gay Harden, Christina Hendricks, William Petersen, Bryan Cranston, Tim Blake Nelson
Roles Grampa
Rating76% 3.8490553.8490553.8490553.8490553.849055
Detachment is a chronicle of one month in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of a substitute teacher named Henry Barthes (Adrien Brody). Barthes' method of imparting vital knowledge to his temporary students is interrupted by the arrival of three women in his life — the damaged and naive prostitute Erica (Sami Gayle), a fellow teacher (Christina Hendricks) and a troubled teen named Meredith (Betty Kaye). These women all have profound effects on Barthes' life, forcing him to both re-discover aspects of his own personality, and to come to terms with both the tragic suicide of his mother and the impending death of his grandfather. The film is punctuated with flashbacks of scenes of Barthes' young childhood and his mother's suicide.
A Hole in One, 1h37
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Michelle Williams, Meat Loaf, Wendell Pierce, Tim Guinee, Louis Zorich, Merritt Wever
Roles Sammy
Rating49% 2.4728452.4728452.4728452.4728452.472845
Anna (Michelle Williams) is a young woman in an American suburb in the early 1950s. She is disturbed by her family’s rejection of her brother, a World War II veteran who comes home shell shocked. The impressionable girl is lured into a relationship with Billy, a local mob boss. When Anna’s brother dies and she witnesses Billy murder a local nightclub owner, she is driven to the edge of sanity. She develops a fixation with mental health that drives her to seek out a transorbital lobotomy. Anna learns about the procedure through sensational newspapers and Life magazine, which advertises the operation as the new vogue in American medicine. Also, her small town is buzzing about it when Dr. Harold Ashton, the foremost practitioner of this brand of lobotomy, comes to town. He starts performing the “icepick lobotomy” on alcoholics, veterans, and other troubled outsiders.
A Fish in the Bathtub, 1h36
Directed by Joan Micklin Silver
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Jerry Stiller, Louis Zorich, Anne Meara, Mark Ruffalo, Phyllis Newman, Val Avery
Roles Morris
Rating59% 2.9532452.9532452.9532452.9532452.953245
Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara play Sam and Molly, a married husband and wife whose marriage has been stretched to the brink after 40 years of incessant bickering over the smallest of things, not the least of which is Sam's inexplicable decision to keep a fish in the bathtub. This, along with a daily harangue from the cantankerous Sam, forces Molly to finally pack a bag and go to son Joel's home, which sets the stage for the family to fight through this bump in the road and get life back on track.
Joe the King
Directed by Frank Whaley
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films about children
Actors Noah Fleiss, Val Kilmer, Karen Young, Ethan Hawke, John Leguizamo, Austin Pendleton
Roles Judge
Rating66% 3.3446953.3446953.3446953.3446953.344695
14-year-old Joe Henry (Noah Fleiss) has spent his life in an abusive household. His father Bob (Val Kilmer) is a raging violent alcoholic, while his mother, Theresa (Karen Young) feels too stressed to pay attention to him and lives in fear of getting caught in the path of her husband's wrath. His brother, about a year older, is normal and friendly, but offers no affirmative guidance. He mostly ignores Joe as he doesn't want the association of Joe's natural uncoolness ruining his attempts to get into the "in" crowd. Joe is taunted by his classmates, and hassled by creditors about his father's mounting bills. To make matters worse, one night Bob goes off the deep end and smashes all of Theresa's records. In response to economic pressure, Joe takes a full-time job after school, leaving him tired and even less able to keep up with class work. Far worse, he becomes a petty thief to raise the money to pay Bob's bills and replace her records. He even does an insider job—robbing the diner where he works illegally.
Commandments, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Aidan Quinn, Courteney Cox, Anthony LaPaglia, Peter Jacobson, Scott Sowers, Louis Zorich
Rating55% 2.752062.752062.752062.752062.75206
Ever since Seth Warner's (Aidan Quinn) wife died two years ago, his life has gone to pieces. In his rage he affronts God who seemingly responds by killing his dog. So Seth sets out to break all of the ten commandments. Moving in with his sister-in-law, Rachel (Courteney Cox), and her reporter-husband, Harry (Anthony LaPaglia), he systematically starts breaking each of the commandments, increasingly aided by Harry.
Kiss & Tell
Directed by Jordan Alan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Justine Bateman, Heather Graham, Henry Hopper, Mariah O'Brien, Richmond Arquette, Lewis Arquette
Roles Louis
Rating43% 2.182932.182932.182932.182932.18293
Justine Bateman plays Molly, a performance artist who is found dead. Police detectives interview her friends (played by Heather Graham and others) to learn who killed her and why.
Missing Pieces, 1h27
Directed by Leonard B. Stern
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Comedy
Actors Eric Idle, Robert Wuhl, Lauren Hutton, Janice Lynde, Bob Gunton, James Hong
Roles Ochenko
Rating52% 2.6236352.6236352.6236352.6236352.623635
Eric Idle and Robert Wuhl star as a mismatched couple, Wendel and Lou in this mystery-comedy caper. Characters include a one-handed kingpin,a lawyer who suffers from dwarfism, and twin brothers, one a crazed photographer and the other a mild-mannered antique dealer. One of Wendel's many former foster parents, Mr Hu, dies, and his lawyer (the dwarf) gives Wendel his inheritance. A riddle. Wendel and Lou (his cello-playing best friend) soon realise the riddle isn't Hu's heirloom, just the key to finding Wendel's inheritance. But they are pursued by several unfavourable characters, almost all of whom want them dead.
City of Hope, 2h9
Directed by John Sayles
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Themes Political films
Actors Vincent Spano, Chris Cooper, Tony Lo Bianco, Joe Morton, Jace Alexander, Barbara Williams
Roles Mayor Baci
Rating72% 3.6434953.6434953.6434953.6434953.643495
The film tells the story of Nick Rinaldi (Vincent Spano), who has spent his life in one New Jersey city, getting a free ride from his well-connected father (Tony LoBianco) and hearing the locals talk of his brother's death in Vietnam. As Rinaldi searches for more self-control, he quits the contractor's job provided by his father, feeling that major events are about to happen in his life. By the film's ending, his life will change, as will the lives of many others.
Bloodhounds of Broadway, 1h28
Directed by Howard Brookner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical, Romance
Actors Matt Dillon, Jennifer Grey, Julie Hagerty, Tony Azito, Rutger Hauer, Madonna
Roles Mindy
Rating53% 2.6566952.6566952.6566952.6566952.656695
Broadway, New Year's Eve, 1928. A muckraking reporter, Waldo Winchester, frames four major stories during the wild New Year's Eve of 1928.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, 1h50
Directed by Frank Oz
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Crime
Themes La provence, Buddy films, Escroquerie
Actors Michael Caine, Steve Martin, Glenne Headly, Ian McDiarmid, Barbara Harris, Anton Rodgers
Roles Greek Millionaire
Rating73% 3.6982753.6982753.6982753.6982753.698275
Lawrence Jamieson is an intelligent and sophisticated British con artist operating in the French Riviera with the help of manservant Arthur and corrupt police official Andre. He seduces wealthy and morally suspect women and steals their money. His only concern is a con artist known as "The Jackal" who has been preying on other wealthy victims.
Club Paradise, 1h35
Directed by Harold Ramis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Robin Williams, Peter O'Toole, Rick Moranis, Twiggy, Adolph Caesar, Eugene Levy
Roles Swiss Businessman
Rating51% 2.551422.551422.551422.551422.55142
Jack Moniker (Robin Williams) is a Chicago firefighter who gets injured on the job. Using his disability money, he decides to retire and live the good life in a small Caribbean island called Saint Nicholas. He buys a small amount of property there and lives among other washed-up personalities such as Anthony Croyden Hayes (Peter O'Toole). Appointed by the British crown as governor of St. Nicholas, Hayes is more concerned with vacationing than governing. Miss Phillipa Lloyd (Twiggy), who is visiting St. Nicholas with some sailor friends of hers, decides to stay permanently and becomes Jack's girlfriend in the process. He playfully refers to her as "Miss Philadelphia".
Where Are the Children?, 1h37
Directed by Bruce Malmuth
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Jill Clayburgh, Max Gail, Frederic Forrest, Harley Cross, Elizabeth Wilson, Elisabeth Harnois
Roles Kragopoulos
Rating56% 2.812072.812072.812072.812072.81207
On her birthday, San Francisco resident Nancy Harmon's two kids Peter and Lisa disappear, later to be found dead. The police wrongly accuse a devastated Nancy of being the killer. Nancy is found guilty and sentenced to the gas chamber, but her attorney manages to get her conviction overturned. Much to the District Attorney's dismay, Nancy can't be put back on trial because key witness Rob Legler has left the country. And Nancy's husband, college professor Carl Harmon, commits suicide. Seven years later, Nancy has relocated to a town in Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Nancy has changed her identity, re-colored her hair, and has married a realtor named Ray Eldridge, with whom she has two kids named Michael and Missy, and the terrible pain from what happened to Peter and Lisa has begun to heal. But today is Nancy's birthday. She has allowed Michael and Missy to go out to play in the back yard. Nancy opens the newspaper and is stunned to find, in the local section of the paper, her picture and all of the details of the murders of Peter and Lisa. Nancy rushes out to the back yard to get Michael and Missy and bring them back into the house, but Nancy finds only one of Missy's red mittens...and Nancy knows that the nightmare is beginning again. Because of the disappearance and murder of Peter and Lisa, Nancy is understandably concerned about finding Mike and Missy before they are hurt the way Peter and Lisa were. Local police chief Jed Coffin, who has read the newspaper, wrongfully sees Nancy as a suspect in the disappearance of Michael and Missy. When people in the town read about Nancy in the newspaper, virtually everyone suspects her of murdering Mike and Missy. But Mike and Missy have been kidnapped by a man named Courtney Parrish. In the desperate search for Mike and Missy, everyone will discover the devastating truth as to who Courtney Parrish really is.