Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Zimbalists in:
 • Town Hill Cemetery
 • New Hartford
 • Litchfield County
 • Connecticut
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr
Birth: Nov. 30, 1918
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: May 2, 2014
Solvang
Santa Barbara County
California, USA

Actor. He will be best remembered for playing 'Stuart Bailey' in the television series "77 Sunset Strip" (1958 to 1964), as well as for the role of 'Inspector Lewis Erskine' in the TV series "The F.B.I." (1965 to 1974). Born into a Jewish family, he was the son of concert violinist Efrem Zimbalist, his mother Alma Gluck was an opera singer. Efrem Jr. developed an interest in the theater at an early age and studied at the New York Neighborhood Playhouse and the Yale School of Drama. While serving with the United States Army during World War II, he was severely wounded and received a Purple Heart. Upon his return home, he appeared regularly on Broadway, however he left the entertainment industry for a period following the sudden death of his first wife in 1950. During the 1950s, he began to appear in both TV and films. During the 1990s, he became associated with several animated super hero TV series including "Batman" and "Spider-Man". He was the father of actress Stephanie Zimbalist. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Efrem Zimbalist (1889 - 1985)
  Alma Gluck (1884 - 1938)
 
 Spouses:
  Emily Munroe McNair Zimbalist (1919 - 1950)
  Stephanie Spalding Zimbalist (1933 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ.
And thou shalt be saved.
And thy house. ACTS 16:13
 
Burial:
Town Hill Cemetery
New Hartford
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: May 02, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 129063100
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr
Added by: Kelly in CT
 
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr
Added by: Kelly in CT
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Liz
 Added: Oct. 15, 2014

- Mary Ann Weshinskey
 Added: Oct. 10, 2014

- Old Coot
 Added: Oct. 10, 2014
There are 286 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.6 after 172 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service