Norman Fell

  • Birth Name: Norman Noah Feld
  • Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Died: December 14, 1998
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Spent three years as a U.S. Air Force tail gunner in the Pacific theatre during World War II.
  • Befriended Marlon Brando early in his career, and Brando suggested he study acting with Stella Adler. Later, Fell enrolled in the Actors Studio.
  • Appeared in more than 150 plays and TV shows while living in New York during the 1950s.
  • Starred in the pilot for The Girl From U.N.C.L.E. in 1966, but at the last minute was replaced by the younger Noel Harrison.
  • Shot one of the first American Express "Do You Know Me?" commercials in 1974.
  • Was inducted into Philadelphia's Central High School Hall of Fame in 1976.

Awards

  • 1979, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Winner
  • 1976, Emmy — Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actor: Nominee

Relationships

  • Diane Weiss — Ex-wife
  • Mara Fell Polan — Daughter
  • Karen Weingard — Ex-wife
  • Tracy Fell Klorman — Daughter
  • Casey Evan Fell — Son

College

  • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (BA in Drama, 1950)
MIXED-ISH - In "mixed-ish," Rainbow Johnson recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the '80s and the constant dilemmas they had to face over whether to assimilate or stay true to themselves. Bow's parents Paul and Alicia decide to move from a hippie commune to the suburbs to better provide for their family. As her parents struggle with the challenges of their new life, Bow and her siblings navigate a mainstream school in which they're perceived as neither black nor white. This family's experiences illuminate the challenges of finding one's own identity when the rest of the world can't decide where you belong. (ABC/Kelsey McNeal)
MYKAL-MICHELLE HARRIS, ARICA HIMMEL, ETHAN WILLIAM CHILDRESS

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