|Birth: ||Nov. 30, 1918|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
|Death: ||May 2, 2014|
Santa Barbara County
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.)
Efrem Zimbalist (1889 - 1985)
Alma Gluck (1884 - 1938)
Emily Munroe McNair Zimbalist (1919 - 1950)
Stephanie Spalding Zimbalist (1933 - 2007)*
Marcia Gluck Davenport (1903 - 1996)**
Maria Virginia Zimbalist Bennett (1915 - 1981)*
Efrem Zimbalist (1918 - 2014)
Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ.
And thou shalt be saved.
And thy house. ACTS 16:13
Town Hill Cemetery
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Record added: May 02, 2014
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