Fyvush Finkel

Fyvush Finkel


Fyvush Finkel, arguably the last significant living link to New York’s once-thriving Yiddish theater, and an inventive performer preternaturally adept at elongating a career that might have sputtered out decades ago, died August 14 in Manhattan. He was 93.

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  • Born: Oct 9, 1923 in Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Death: Aug 14, 2016 in New York, NY

Roles (4)

Cafe Crown Playbill - Opening Night, Feb 1989 Cafe Crown (1989)
Opened Feb 18, 1989
  • as Sam (Original)
Cafe Crown - Opening Night
Fiddler on the Roof Playbill - August 1981 Fiddler on the Roof (1981)
Opened Jul 9, 1981
  • as Mordcha (Original)
  • as Lazar Wolf (Understudy - Original)
Fiddler on the Roof Playbill - Sept 1964 Fiddler on the Roof (1964)
Opened Sep 22, 1964
  • as Mordcha (Replacement)


Drama Desk Award
1989 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Cafe Crown Nominee

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