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David Opatoshu

David Opatoshu, American actor, writer. Recipient LAMED award Central Yiddish Cultural Organization, 1948, Emmy award for outstanding guest actor, 1990-1991. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1942-1946.

Background

  • Opatoshu, David was born on January 30, 1918 in New York City. Son of Joseph and Adele (Wolf) Opatoshu.

  • Education

    • Graduated from high school, New York City, 1935.

    Career

    • Actor theatre, film, television, New York City, California, from 1935.

    Works

    • Appeared in plays Me and Molly, 1947, Silk Stockings, 1954, The Wall, 1963, Bravo Giovanni, 1965, Does a Tiger Wear A Necktie, 1969, Twelve Angry Men, 1985. Films include Exodus, 1960, Cimarron, 1960, The Brothers Karamazov. Screen writer Romance of a Horse Thief, 1970.

    Membership

    Sergeant United States Air Force, 1942-1946.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Rigler, June 19, 1984. 1 child, Dan.
    • father: Joseph Opatoshu
    • mother: Adele (Wolf) Opatoshu
    • spouse: Nancy Rigler
    • child: Dan Opatoshu
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    Born January 30, 1918
    Died April 29, 1996
    (aged 78)
    Nationality
    • 1935
      New York City