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Sam Levene Edit Profile

actor

Sam Levene, Russian actor.

Background

Levene, Sam was born on August 28, 1905 in Russia. Son of Harry and Beth S. (Weiner) Levine.

Education

Came to the United States, 1907, naturalized, 1937. Student American Academy Dramatic Arts, 1925-1927, University of Southern California, summer 1940.

Career

1 son, Joseph Kenneth. First Broadway appearance in Wall Street, 1927. Other starring roles include Jarnegan, 1928, Street Scene, 1929, This Man’s Town, 1930, Wonder Boy, 1931, Dinner At Eight, 1932, Yellow Jack, 1934, Spring Song, 1934, Three Men on a Horse (also United Service Organizations, movies, radio and television), 1935, 69, Room Service, 1937, Margin for Error, 1939, Grand Guignol Plays, 1943, Sound of Hunting, 1945, Light up the Sky, 1948, 71, Guys and Dolls, 1940 (also London and Las Vegas), The Matchmaker (London), 1954, Hot Corner, 1956, Fair Game, 1957, Make a Million, 1958, Heart Break House, 1959, The Good Soup, 1959, The Devil’s Advocate, 1961, Let it Ride, 1961, Seidman and Son, 1962, Cafe Crown, 1964, Last Analysis, 1965, Nathan Weinstein’s Daughter, 1966, The Impossible Years, 1966, Don’t Drink the Water, 1968, Paris is Out, 1970, Light Up the Sky, 1970, 74, 75, A Dream out of Time, 1970, The Sunshine Boys, 1972, 73, 74, 75, Dreyfus, 1976, The Royal Family, 1976-1977, The Merchant, 1977, The Prince of Grand Street, 1978, The Good-bye People, 1978.

Goodnight Grandpa, 1979, Horowitz and Mistress Washington, 1980. Films include The Champ, 1979, And Justice for All, 1979, Last Embrace, 1979. Home: New York, New York.

Connections

Married Constance Hoffman, 1953 (divorced).

father:
Harry Levine

mother:
Beth S. (Weiner) Levine

spouse:
Constance Hoffman