Eli Wallach
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Role Actor
Born December 7, 1915
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died June 24, 2014

Eli Herschel Wallach is an American film, television and stage actor who gained fame in the late 1950s. For his performance as Silva Vacarro in Baby Doll, he won a BAFTA Award for Best Newcomer and a Golden Globe nomination. Among his most famous roles are Tuco in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) and Calvera in The Magnificent Seven (1960). Other portrayals include Don Altobello in The Godfather Part III (1990), Cotton Weinberger in The Two Jakes (1990), and Arthur Abbott in The Holiday (2006). He has remained active well into his nineties, with roles in recent films such as Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) and The Ghost Writer (2010). Wallach has received BAFTA Awards, Tony Awards and Emmy Awards for his work. He received an Academy Honorary Award at the 2nd Annual Governors Awards, presented on November 13, 2010.

Special and Honorary Awards

83rd Academy Awards, 2010
Honorary Award for a lifetime's worth of indelible screen characters.


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