Robert H. Harris

Active - 1959 - 1979  |   Born - Jul 15, 1911   |   Died - Nov 30, 1981   |   Genres - Drama, Comedy, Western, Mystery, Crime

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Biography by Hal Erickson

A veteran of the Yiddish Art Theater, Robert H. Harris made his first Broadway appearance in 1937. He gained TV fame in 1953 as Jake on the long-running dramedy The Goldbergs, remaining with the series until 1954. He also directed quite a few live productions during television's Golden Age, and co-starred as Dr. LeMoyne Snyder in the weekly crime drama Court of Last Resort (1957). Usually seen in featured roles in films, Robert H. Harris was afforded a starring part as a vengeful Hollywood makeup man in the quickie American-International horror flick How to Make a Monster (1958).

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