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Fyvush Finkel Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Philip Finkel
Place Of Birth
Brownsville, USA
31 years old
Birth Date
October 8 1992

Fyvush Finkel Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Current Partner
Trudi Lieberman
Ian Finkel, Elliot Finkel
Mary Finkel, Harry Finkel

About Fyvush Finkel 

Philip Finkel, commonly known as Fyvush Finkel was a famous American actor.

October-born Fyvush Finkel is best known for playing the role of Douglas Wambaugh in 'Picket Fences'. For the television series, he won an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

On the television show 'Boston Public', Finkel is well recognized for playing the grumpy history teacher Harvey Lipschultz. Fyvush Finkel also appeared in 'Serious Man (2009)', 'Nixon (1995)', and 'For Love or Money (1993)'. Finkel died in Manhattan, New York due to heart problems. He was married to Trudi Lieberman and they have two children.

Fyvush Finkel Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Fyvush Finkel's net worth?

Fyvush Finkel had an approximate net worth of $1.5 million.

How much did Fyvush Finkel earn per year?

The annual income of Fyvush Finkel was $4,00,000.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Fyvush Finkel?

Fyvush Finkel was 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) tall. He had brown hair and brown eyes.

How old was Fyvush Finkel?

Fyvush Finkel died on August 14, 2016, in Manhattan, New York City. He was 93 years old.

Childhood And Education

Philip Finkel was born on October 9, 1992, in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York, United States.

Fyvush Finkel was born to Jewish immigrants parents Harry Finkel, a tailor from Warsaw, and Mary Finkel, a housewife from Minsk, Belarus. He is the third of four sons.

Fyvush Finkel attended vocational high school in New York. Finkel spent nearly 35 years performing in Manhattan's Lower East Side's thriving Yiddish theatres. He also did stand-up comedy in the Catskills' Borscht Belt.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who was Fyvush Finkel’s partner?

Talking about his family life, Fyvush Finkel was married to Trudi Lieberman. They have two children Elliot Finkel, a concert pianist, and Ian Finkel, a musical arranger and xylophonist,

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Fyvush Finkel worked steadily until certain venues faded away in the early '60s. He made his Broadway debut as Mordcha, the innkeeper, in the original 1964 production of 'Fiddler On The Roof', eventually appearing on the show in 1965.

Fyvush Finkel portrayed the role of Lazar Wolf, the butcher, in a limited-run Broadway revival in 1981. He appeared in the lead role in the national touring company as Tevye the milkman.

Fyvush Finkel gave his movie debut in Monticello's 'Here We Come' in 1950. He made a comeback on the big screen with 'Off Beat', a detective comedy released in 1986. Finkel was also seen in the television series 'Kojak'.

Fyvush Finkel was featured in a film adaptation of Neil Simon's 'Brighton Beach Memoirs'. In the television series 'Picket Fences', Finkel was given the role of public defender Douglas Wambaugh.

Finkel kept performing on stage in plays including playwright David Ives' historical drama 'New Jerusalem' (2007; Classic Stage Company), and 'Fyvush Finkel: From Second Avenue to Broadway' (1997).

What awards did Fyvush Finkel win?

Fyvush Finkel is the winner of the Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Douglas Wambaugh in 'Picket Fences (1993–1994)'. He also won the American Comedy Award for his performance in 'Picket Fences (1993)'.

For his role in 'Cafe Crown (1988–1989)', Fyvush Finkel received the Obie Award.

Other Interesting Fyvush Finkel Facts And Trivia

  • Fyvush Finkel first acted on stage when he was nine years old.

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