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Zohra Lampert is a Actor American born on 13 may 1937 at New York City (USA)

Zohra Lampert

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Nationality USA
Birth 13 may 1937 (87 years) at New York City (USA)
Awards Emmy Award

Zohra Lampert (born May 13, 1937) is an American actress, who has had roles on film, television and stage. She may be best remembered for her role as the title character in the 1971 cult horror film Let's Scare Jessica to Death, as well as for starring alongside Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty in the 1961 romance film Splendor in the Grass.


Personal life
Lampert was born in New York City, the daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants Rachil Eriss, a draper and hatmaker, and Morris Lampert, an architect and ironworker. Lampert attended New York's High School of Music and Art, and then the University of Chicago. She was married to actor Bill Alton from 1957 to 1958.

After working on minor stages for several years, she performed on Broadway in a Tony-nominated performance in 1961's Look We've Come Through. She scored with a pair of small but noteworthy performances in the films Pay or Die and Splendor in the Grass. In the 1960s/70s she was active in supporting roles in film and television, and won an Emmy for her performance as a sinister gypsy on an episode of Kojak (1975). She co-starred with Gena Rowlands in John Cassavetes' Opening Night in (1977).

She was a regular in the sitcom The Girl With Something Extra and the medical drama Doctors' Hospital. During the early 1970s, she created the role of Ellie Jardin on the CBS soap, Where the Heart Is, until her character was killed off in 1972. In 1986, she appeared in an episode of Knight Rider (season 4, "Hills of Fire"). She worked less during the 1980s and 1990s. She appeared in roles as diverse as The Exorcist III (playing actor George C. Scott's wife), and the offbeat 1999 film, The Eden Myth, which would prove to be her last feature film role for the next decade.

For several years in the 80s, Lampert appeared on-screen as the spokesperson for Goya Beans.

Usually with

Gary Lockwood
Gary Lockwood
(3 films)
Boris Kaufman
Boris Kaufman
(2 films)
William Inge
William Inge
(1 films)
Bob Balaban
Bob Balaban
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Zohra Lampert (23 films)

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Zenith (2010)
, 1h33
Directed by Vladan Nikolic
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Jason Robards, Peter Scanavino, Arthur French, Didier Flamand, Raynor Scheine, David Thornton
Roles Ms. Minor
Rating55% 2.753642.753642.753642.753642.75364
In the post-apocalyptic year 2044, the population has been genetically altered to live in a constant state of happiness, but without sorrow, happiness dissipates, leaving only a feeling of never-ending paresthesia. Only pain can make people feel alive.
The Hungry Ghosts, 1h44
Directed by Michael Imperioli
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Steve Schirripa, Paul Calderon, Ajay Naidu, Aunjanue Ellis, Emory Cohen, Sharon Angela
Roles Ruth
Rating53% 2.6681452.6681452.6681452.6681452.668145
Matthew (Emory Cohen) is a teenage boy in New York who has therapy together with his father Frank (Steve Schirripa), because of their troubled communication. The boy runs away during their session. Angela (Sharon Angela), his mother, is worried but Frank is more concerned with his radio show, and whether his techs got his vodka. He proceeds to use a great deal of cocaine as well before the show begins. Matthew goes to a park where a lot of homeless people are congregated, where he is picked up by a couple. They give him alcohol and drugs, after which the woman has sex with Matthew while the man watches.
The Last Good Time, 1h30
Directed by Bob Balaban
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about classical music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Armin Mueller-Stahl, Olivia D'Abo, Maureen Stapleton, Lionel Stander, Adrian Pasdar, Zohra Lampert
Roles Barbara
Rating65% 3.2908253.2908253.2908253.2908253.290825
The film opens showing a small New York City apartment building at night, where a young couple
Alan & Naomi, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Lukas Haas, Michael Gross, Amy Aquino, Kevin Connolly, Zohra Lampert
Roles Mrs. Liebman
Rating66% 3.3373553.3373553.3373553.3373553.337355
After initial urging from his parents, 14-year-old Alan (Haas) develops an emotional friendship with Naomi(Zaoui), who has been deeply troubled since seeing her father killed by the Nazis in Europe. The film is noted for its portrayal of stickball.
The Exorcist III, 1h50
Directed by William Peter Blatty
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Films about children, Films about religion, Demons in film, Serial killer films
Actors George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, Jason Miller, Scott Wilson, Brad Dourif, Nicol Williamson
Roles Mary Kinderman
Rating64% 3.247223.247223.247223.247223.24722
The film begins with the point of view of someone wandering through the streets of Georgetown, a voice informing us "I have dreams... of a rose... and of falling down a long flight of stairs." The point of view shows a warning of evil about to arrive later that night at a church. Demonic growls are heard. Leaves and other street trash suddenly come flying into the church as a crucifix comes to life. It then cuts to Lieutenant William F. Kinderman (George C. Scott) at a crime scene, where a 12-year-old boy named Thomas Kintry has been murdered.
Stanley & Iris, 1h44
Directed by Martin Ritt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Romance
Actors Jane Fonda, Robert De Niro, Swoosie Kurtz, Martha Plimpton, Jamey Sheridan, Harley Cross
Roles Elaine
Rating63% 3.150513.150513.150513.150513.15051
Iris King works in a baking factory in Connecticut. Still getting over the recent death of her husband, she lives from paycheck to paycheck as she raises her two children, Kelly and Richard. Also staying with her are her unemployed sister Sharon and Sharon's abusive husband Joe. Iris lives in a high crime area. With money already tight for the family, Kelly discovers she is pregnant which makes matters worse.
American Blue Note, 1h37
Origin USA
Genres Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Jazz films, Musical films
Actors Peter MacNicol, Tim Guinee, Charlotte d'Amboise, Jonathan Lloyd Walker, Louis Guss, Zohra Lampert
Roles Louise
Rating68% 3.4098353.4098353.4098353.4098353.409835
The film follows a group of jazz musicians in the 1960s who play in small clubs and face constant financial hardships. Of the group, only one of them will go on to achieve success.
Alphabet City, 1h25
Directed by Amos Poe
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Crime
Actors Vincent Spano, Michael Winslow, Kate Vernon, Jami Gertz, Zohra Lampert, Tom Mardirosian
Roles Mama
Rating51% 2.552952.552952.552952.552952.55295
The film takes place entirely in one evening, with the time being indicated chronologically on the clock in Johnny's Trans Am. Early in the evening Johnny meets with his friend Lippy, an eccentric cocaine dealer played by Michael Winslow. They discuss the planned burning of an apartment building, called for by the mob. As their discussion progresses, it becomes clear that it is Johnny who must carry out the burning of the building before the night is over, and moreover, his mother and sister live in the targeted building. This request from the Mob pushes Johnny to plan a split from the Mob, which proves difficult. By the end of the night Johnny must save his sister and mother from the burning of their building, and also rescue his girlfriend and their newborn child from the clutches of the Mob.
Teachers (1984)
, 1h47
Directed by Arthur Hiller
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about education
Actors Nick Nolte, JoBeth Williams, Ralph Macchio, Judd Hirsch, Richard Mulligan, Morgan Freeman
Roles Mrs. Pilikian
Rating60% 3.04693.04693.04693.04693.0469
The film opens with a typical Monday morning at John F. Kennedy High School; "typical" events including a fight between teachers, a student with a stab wound and talk of an upcoming lawsuit. We meet haggard Vice Principal Roger Rubell (Judd Hirsch) and clueless Principal Eugene Horn (William Schallert), as well as stuffy lawyer and JFK alumna Lisa Hammond (JoBeth Williams), who is in charge of taking depositions for the Calvin case, in which a recent graduate is suing the school for granting him a diploma despite his illiteracy.
The Girl, the Gold Watch & Dynamite
Directed by Hy Averback
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Actors Lee Purcell, Jack Elam, Gary Lockwood, Burton Gilliam, Zohra Lampert, Jerry Mathers
Roles Wilma Farnham
Rating58% 2.907912.907912.907912.907912.90791
A magical a gold watch with the power to stop time becomes the center of a swindle by a corrupt land baron.
The Girl, the Gold Watch & Dynamite
Directed by Hy Averback
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Actors Lee Purcell, Gary Lockwood, Jack Elam, Burton Gilliam, Zohra Lampert, Jerry Mathers
Roles Wilma Farnham
Rating58% 2.907912.907912.907912.907912.90791
A couple have a gold watch that has the power to stop time.
The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy
Actors Robert Hays, Pam Dawber, Zohra Lampert, Ed Nelson, Maurice Evans, Larry Hankin
Roles Wilma Farnham
Rating66% 3.3365453.3365453.3365453.3365453.336545
A man inherits from his millionaire uncle a gold watch that has the power to stop time.
Opening Night, 2h24
Directed by John Cassavetes
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about television
Actors Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Joan Blondell, Paul Stewart, Peter Bogdanovich, Zohra Lampert
Roles Dorothy Victor
Rating78% 3.9461353.9461353.9461353.9461353.946135
In the film, Broadway actress Myrtle Gordon rehearses for her latest play, about a woman unable to admit that she is aging. When she witnesses the death of an adoring young fan, she begins to confront the personal and professional turmoils she faces in her own life.
Let's Scare Jessica to Death, 1h29
Directed by John D. Hancock
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Ghost films, Vampires in film
Actors Zohra Lampert, Gretchen Corbett, Barton Heyman, Mariclare Costello, Kevin J. O'Connor
Roles Jessica
Rating63% 3.198843.198843.198843.198843.19884
Wearing just a nightgown, Jessica (Zohra Lampert) sits in a rowboat, staring at the water.