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Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

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Efrem Zimbalist as Inspector Lewis Erksine on the hit television show, "The FBI" (c. 1965)

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Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. (November 30, 1918 – May 2, 2014) was an American actor known for his starring roles in the television series 77 Sunset Strip and The F.B.I. He is also known as recurring character "Dandy Jim Buckley" in the series Maverick and as the voice behind the character Alfred Pennyworth in Batman: The Animated Series and associated spin-offs. He also voiced Doctor Octopus from the 1990s Spider-Man animated series, and Justin Hammer from the second season of 1994 Iron Man animated series.

Fact file

  • Born: November 30, 1918 New York, New York, U.S.
  • Died: May 2, 2014 (aged 95) Solvang, California. U.S.
  • Cause of death: Natural causes
  • Resting place: Town Hill Cemetery, New Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
  • Residence: Solvang, California
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: Fay School
  • Alma mater: Yale University
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1945–2014
  • Known for: Dandy Jim Buckley, Alfred Pennyworth, DC animated universe
  • Home town: New York City, New York
  • Television: 77 Sunset Strip, The F.B.I., Maverick, Batman: The Animated Series
  • Political party: Republican Party
  • Spouse(s): Emily Munroe McNair (m. 1945–50) Loranda Stephanie Spaulding (m. 1956–2007)
  • Children: With McNair: Nancy Zimbalist Efrem "Skip" Zimbalist III With Spaulding: Stephanie Zimbalist
  • Parent(s): Efrem Zimbalist, Sr., Alma Gluck
  • Awards: Golden Globe Award

Read more about Efrem Zimbalist Jr. at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Efrem Zimbalist Jr. 1918-2014
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2014-05-03 16:34:14
Actor was heralded for his starring role as G-Man in long-running TV series, "The F.B.I."

Efrem Zimbalist Jr., star of "The FBI," dead at 95
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2014-05-03 15:42:17
Actor's credits included film "Wait Until Dark," TV series "77 Sunset Strip," and "Remington Steele," starring daughter Stephanie Zimbalist

Efrem Zimbalist Jr., star of 'The FBI,' dies at 95
MSNBC Entertainment, 2014-05-03 13:57:55
Efrem Zimbalist Jr., the son of famous musical parents who established his own lasting celebrity in two of television's most popular series, "77 Sunset Strip" and "The F.B.I.," died Friday at age 95.

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