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Also Known As: Abraham Leon Springer Fuchs Died:
Born: May 15, 1911 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Poland Profession: actor

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Virgil Frye was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Frye started his acting career landing roles in such films as the horror flick "Queen of Blood" (1966) with John Saxon, "The Jesus Trip" (1971) with Elizabeth "Tippy" Walker and "Howzer" (1972). He also appeared in the action picture "The Limit" (1972) with Yaphet Kotto and "Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw" (1976) with Marjoe Gortner. He kept working in film throughout the seventies and the eighties, starring in the Sam Bottoms comedy "Up From the Depths" (1979), the "Dr. Heckyl & Mr. Hype" (1980) film Oliver Reed and the drama "Borderline" (1980) with Charles Bronson. He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "The Postman Always Rings Twice" (1981) with Jack Nicholson. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Body Beat" (1988) with Julie Newmar, the Adam Ant comedy "Trust Me" (1989) and the Sally Kellerman action flick "The Secret of the Ice Caves" (1990). He also appeared in "Pacific Palisades" (1990) and the Don Johnson crime thriller "The Hot Spot" (1990). Frye most recently appeared in "Killer Flick" (The Movie Channel, 1999-2000).

Virgil Frye was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Frye started his acting career landing roles in such films as the horror flick "Queen of Blood" (1966) with John Saxon, "The Jesus Trip" (1971) with Elizabeth "Tippy" Walker and "Howzer" (1972). He also appeared in the action picture "The Limit" (1972) with Yaphet Kotto and "Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw" (1976) with Marjoe Gortner. He kept working in film throughout the seventies and the eighties, starring in the Sam Bottoms comedy "Up From the Depths" (1979), the "Dr. Heckyl & Mr. Hype" (1980) film Oliver Reed and the drama "Borderline" (1980) with Charles Bronson. He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "The Postman Always Rings Twice" (1981) with Jack Nicholson. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Body Beat" (1988) with Julie Newmar, the Adam Ant comedy "Trust Me" (1989) and the Sally Kellerman action flick "The Secret of the Ice Caves" (1990). He also appeared in "Pacific Palisades" (1990) and the Don Johnson crime thriller "The Hot Spot" (1990). Frye most recently appeared in "Killer Flick" (The Movie Channel, 1999-2000).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Avalon (1990)
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 The Frisco Kid (1979)
4.
 The Story of Ruth (1960) Sochin
6.
 Mazel Tov Yidden (1941)
7.
 Mazel Tov Yidden (1941)
8.
 Americaner Schadchen (1940) Nat Silver
9.
 I Want to Be a Mother (1937) Benchik [Chiam] Bok, Bas Sheva's brother
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Began acting at age 5
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Attracted attention at age 17 for work at the Quid Pro Quo Theater, Warsaw
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Play "The Lucky Boy" written to showcase his talent; performed at Jacob Adler Second Avenue Theatre, New York
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Performance in the Los Angeles Music Center production of "The Great Waltz" seen by Hal Prince; led to two-year starring role in original stage production of "Cabaret"
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Toured in South America, France, England, and Israel with various plays
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Various TV appearances on such shows as "The Ed Sullivan Show," "Green Acres," and "Sanford and Son"
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Notes

Albert Einstein personally congratulated Fuchs on his performance in the play "Salvation."

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