Bert Lahr (1895–1967)

Actor | Soundtrack | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Wizard of Oz (1939) | Sing Your Worries Away (1942) | Ship Ahoy (1942)
BORN 
Aug 13, 1895 (died Dec 4, 1967)
HEIGHT 
5' 9" (1.75m)

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Past Film & Video (30 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Prettier Than Ever: The Restoration of OzPrettier Than Ever: The Restoration of Oz (Video) The Cowardly Lion (archive footage) (uncredited), Performer ("The Merry Old Land of Oz") (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Quest for Camelot Sing-AlongsQuest for Camelot Sing-Alongs (Video) Performer ("We're Off To See The Wizard")  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for That's Entertainment!That's Entertainment! Clip from 'The Wizard of Oz' (archive footage), Performer ("We're Off to See the Wizard" (1938), "If I Only Had the Nerve" (1938)) (uncredited)  Less 1974 $3.2MM $27MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Night They Raided Minsky'sThe Night They Raided Minsky's Professor Spats  Less 1968 $3MM
  • Primary photo for The Big Parade of ComedyThe Big Parade of Comedy Commander in 'Meet the People' (archive footage), Performer ("Heave Ho" (1944)) (uncredited)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for A Tale of Old WhiffA Tale of Old Whiff (Short) Old Whiff (voice)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Second Greatest SexThe Second Greatest Sex Job McClure, Performer ("THE SECOND GREATEST SEX")  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Rose MarieRose Marie Barney McCorkle, Performer ("I'm A Mountie Who Never Got His Man") (uncredited)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Mister UniverseMister Universe Joe Pulaski  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Always Leave Them LaughingAlways Leave Them Laughing Eddie Eagen, Performer ("By the Light of the Silvery Moon" (1909)) (uncredited)  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Meet the PeopleMeet the People The Commander, Performer ("Heave Ho" (1944))  Less 1944 $1.3MM
  • Primary photo for Ship AhoyShip Ahoy 'Skip' Owens, Soundtrack ("The Last Call for Love" (1942)), Performer ("A Life on the Ocean Wave" (1838) (uncredited), "I'll Take Tallulah" (1942), "How About You?" (1941))  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for Sing Your Worries AwaySing Your Worries Away Clarence 'Chow' Brewster, Performer ("Cindy Lou McWilliams" (1942), "Nothing Can Change My Mind" (1942), "Sally")  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for The Wizard of OzThe Wizard of Oz 'Zeke' / The Cowardly Lion, Performer ("If I Only Had the Nerve/We're Off To See The Wizard" (1939), "The Merry Old Land of Oz" (1939), "If I Were King of the Forest" (1939)) (uncredited), Writer (additional dialogue) (uncredited)  Less 1939 $2.8MM $22MM / —
  • Primary photo for ZazaZaza Cascart  Less 1938
  • Primary photo for Just Around the CornerJust Around the Corner Gus, Performer ("This Is a Happy Little Ditty" (1938)) (uncredited)  Less 1938
  • Primary photo for JosetteJosette Barney Barnaby  Less 1938
  • Primary photo for Love and HissesLove and Hisses 'Sugar' Boles  Less 1937
  • Primary photo for Merry-Go-Round of 1938Merry-Go-Round of 1938 Bert Lahr, Performer ("Song of the Woodman", "Six of One and a Half-Dozen of the Other")  Less 1937
  • Primary photo for Montague the MagnificentMontague the Magnificent (Short) Egbert Bunting / Roland Montague  Less 1937
  • Primary photo for Off the HorsesOff the Horses (Short) Chester Twitt  Less 1937
  • Primary photo for Whose Baby Are You?Whose Baby Are You? (Short) Bert Halibut  Less 1936
  • Primary photo for Boy, Oh BoyBoy, Oh Boy (Short) The Butler  Less 1936
  • Primary photo for Gold BricksGold Bricks (Short) Bert  Less 1936
  • Primary photo for No More WestNo More West (Short) Gunpowder Bert  Less 1934
  • Primary photo for Henry the AcheHenry the Ache (Short) King Henry VIII  Less 1934
  • Primary photo for HizzonerHizzoner (Short) Bert Lahr, Cop  Less 1933
  • Primary photo for Mr. BroadwayMr. Broadway Bert Lahr  Less 1933
  • Primary photo for Flying HighFlying High Rusty, Performer ("It'll Be the First Time for Me" (1931), "Happy Days Are Here Again" (1929)) (uncredited)  Less 1931
  • Primary photo for Faint HeartFaint Heart (Short) Rudolf, Performer ("The Prisoner's Song") (uncredited)  Less 1929
Past Television (27 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Life with Judy Garland: Me and My ShadowsLife with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (TV Mini-series) Performer ("We're Off to See the Wizard")  Less 2001– 
  • Primary photo for The Red Skelton ShowThe Red Skelton Show (TV Series) King Foul-Up I (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Summer FunSummer Fun (TV Series) Henry Thompson (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Thompson's GhostThompson's Ghost (TV Movie) Henry Thompson  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler TheatreBob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) Cesare (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for The FantasticksThe Fantasticks (TV Movie) Hucklebee, Performer ("Never Say No", "Happy Ending", "Plant a Raddish") (uncredited)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Eleventh HourThe Eleventh Hour (TV Series) Go-Go Garrity (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Ten Girls AgoTen Girls Ago (TV Movie) Ed Dooley  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Secret World of Eddie HodgesThe Secret World of Eddie Hodges (TV Movie) Postman  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for StartimeStartime (TV Series) Tom Hopkins (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Mr. O'Malley (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for RendezvousRendezvous (TV Series) Alfie / Sam (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1959 2
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Arnolphe / Narrator / Himself - Performer (segment "The Big Wheel") / (segment "Moliere's School for Wives") / Androcles / Painter (segment "Vive!") (6 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953–1958 6
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  • Primary photo for The United States Steel HourThe United States Steel Hour (TV Series) Frank Mooner (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Comedian-Skit Appearences (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
    • Episode #2.31 (May 19, 1957) Comedian-Skit Appearences  Less
  • Primary photo for Ford Star JubileeFord Star Jubilee (TV Series) Zeke / The Cowardly Lion / Host (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
    • The Wizard of Oz (Nov 3, 1956) Zeke / The Cowardly Lion / Host  Less
  • Primary photo for Max Liebman SpectacularsMax Liebman Spectaculars (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny ProgramThe Jack Benny Program (TV Series) Man on the Street (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for The Great WaltzThe Great Waltz (TV Movie) Hans Ebesteder  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for MGM ParadeMGM Parade (TV Series) Performer ("If I Only Had the Nerve/We're Off To See The Wizard") (1 episode, 1955), Cowardly Lion (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
    • Episode #1.2 (Sep 21, 1955) Cowardly Lion (archive footage), Performer ("If I Only Had the Nerve/We're Off To See The Wizard") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Frankie Burns / Aunt Pamela Burns / Moonface (2 episodes, 1954), Performer ("Friendship", "I Get A Kick Out Of You", "Anything Goes") (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 2
    • Let's Face It (Nov 21, 1954) Frankie Burns / Aunt Pamela Burns  Less
    • Anything Goes (Feb 28, 1954) Moonface, Performer ("Friendship", "I Get A Kick Out Of You", "Anything Goes") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Best of BroadwayThe Best of Broadway (TV Series) Banjo (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for Four Star RevueFour Star Revue (TV Series) Guest Actor / Traffic Cop (Sketch) (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
    • Episode #3.23 (Feb 7, 1953) Guest Actor / Traffic Cop (Sketch)  Less
  • Primary photo for Musical Comedy TimeMusical Comedy Time (TV Series) 'Rusty' Krause (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
  • Primary photo for The Prudential Family PlayhouseThe Prudential Family Playhouse (TV Series) Skid Johnson (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
  • Primary photo for The Philco Television PlayhouseThe Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series) Skid Johnson (1 episode, 1949)  Less 1949 1
Self (35 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood Squares (Daytime)The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (5 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967
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  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Comedian (15 episodes, 1950)  Less 1950–1967
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  • Primary photo for Lambs Club SaluteLambs Club Salute (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for A 1960'S Radio Broadcast Addition: Chase and Sandborn 101st AnniversaryA 1960'S Radio Broadcast Addition: Chase and Sandborn 101st Anniversary (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The 19th Annual Tony AwardsThe 19th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The 18th Annual Tony AwardsThe 18th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Mystery Guest (4 episodes, 1951)  Less 1951–1964
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  • Primary photo for Pantomime QuizPantomime Quiz (TV Series) Himself - Guest Panelist (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Arthur Murray PartyThe Arthur Murray Party (TV Series) Himself - Comic Actor / Himself / Himself - Comedian Actor / Himself - Comic (14 episodes, 1950)  Less 1950–1960
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  • Primary photo for The George Gobel ShowThe George Gobel Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Patrice Munsel ShowThe Patrice Munsel Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Standard Oil New Jersey Presents Its 75th Anniversary EntertainmentStandard Oil New Jersey Presents Its 75th Anniversary Entertainment (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The 11th Annual Tony AwardsThe 11th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Washington SquareWashington Square (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The Julius LaRosa ShowThe Julius LaRosa Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The NBC Comedy HourThe NBC Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself - Comic Actor (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955
    • Episode #5.21 (Mar 20, 1955) Himself - Comic Actor  Less
  • Primary photo for Person to PersonPerson to Person (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The Dave Garroway ShowThe Dave Garroway Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Four Star RevueFour Star Revue (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for The Buick Circus HourThe Buick Circus Hour (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for The U.S. Royal ShowcaseThe U.S. Royal Showcase (TV Series) Himself (25 episodes, 1952)  Less 1952
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  • Primary photo for The Ezio Pinza ShowThe Ezio Pinza Show (TV Series) Himself - Comic Actor (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
    • Episode #1.3 (Dec 7, 1951) Himself - Comic Actor  Less
  • Primary photo for The Saturday Night Revue with Jack CarterThe Saturday Night Revue with Jack Carter (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Showtime, U.S.A.Showtime, U.S.A. (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1949)  Less 1949–1951
  • Primary photo for The Eyes Have ItThe Eyes Have It (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Cavalcade of StarsCavalcade of Stars (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1949)  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for The Lamb's GambolThe Lamb's Gambol (TV Series) Himself - Host (2 episodes, 1949)  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Hour GlassHour Glass (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1946)  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for Houston Post Contest Winners Arrive in Los AngelesHouston Post Contest Winners Arrive in Los Angeles (Short) Himself  Less 1939
Archive Footage (27 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Lost ForeverLost Forever The Cowardly Lion (clip from The Wizard of Oz (1939)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011 $250K
  • Primary photo for These Amazing ShadowsThese Amazing Shadows 'Zeke' / The Cowardly Lion (clip from The Wizard of Oz (1939)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011 $250K
  • Primary photo for Toys of Anti-ChristToys of Anti-Christ (TV Mini-series) The Cowardly Lion (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Part 1: The Living Image (Jan 11, 2011) The Cowardly Lion (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Conan O'BrienThe Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) The Cowardly Lion (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for To Oz! The Making of a ClassicTo Oz! The Making of a Classic (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Yellow Brick Road and BeyondThe Yellow Brick Road and Beyond (Video) Himself / Cowardly Lion (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of AmericaMake 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Shemp Cocktail: A Toast to the Original StoogeShemp Cocktail: A Toast to the Original Stooge (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and BlockbustersBoffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters Zeke / The Cowardly Lion (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Buddy Ebsen (Dec 9, 2005) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Because of the Wonderful Things It Does: The Legacy of OzBecause of the Wonderful Things It Does: The Legacy of Oz (Video) Zeke / The Cowardly Lion (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Oz Tribute: The Art of ImaginationOz Tribute: The Art of Imagination (Video) The Cowardly Lion (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Broadway: The American MusicalBroadway: The American Musical (TV Mini-series) Self (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Legend Floyd: The Dark Side of the RainbowThe Legend Floyd: The Dark Side of the Rainbow (TV Movie) 'Zeke' / The Cowardly Lion (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Television: The First Fifty YearsTelevision: The First Fifty Years (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
    • Vaudeville (Nov 26, 1997) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film VaultsHidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of MagicThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic (TV Movie) Himself / Cowardly Lion (archive footage)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Whimsical World of OzThe Whimsical World of Oz (TV Movie) The Cowardly Lion (archive footage)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Gift of LaughterHollywood: The Gift of Laughter (TV Movie) Actor - Unidentified Film (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope's World of ComedyBob Hope's World of Comedy (TV Movie) Tribute Montage (archive footage)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
    • Episode #7.17 (Feb 7, 1970) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood and the StarsHollywood and the Stars (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Sound of LaughterThe Sound of Laughter Egbert Bunting / Roland Montague (archive footage)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for MGM ParadeMGM Parade (TV Series) Cowardly Lion (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955
    • Episode #1.2 (Sep 21, 1955) Cowardly Lion (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for It Pays to Be FunnyIt Pays to Be Funny Chester Twitt (edited from: Off the Horses) (archive footage)  Less 1947

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