What happened to Sam Jaffe?

Jaffe died of cancer in Beverly Hills, California two weeks after his 93rd birthday. He was cremated at the Pasadena Crematory in Altadena, California, and his ashes were given to his surviving wife, Bettye, and, upon her death in 2006, buried with her at Williston Cemetery in Williston, South Carolina.

Who was Sam Jaffe wife?

Sam Jaffe/Wife

What nationality is Sam Jaffe?

Sam Jaffe (born Shalom Jaffe, March 10, 1891 – March 24, 1984) was an American actor, teacher, writer, musician, and engineer. New York City, New York, U.S. Beverly Hills, California, U.S.

How old was Sam Jaffe when he died?

93 years (1891–1984)
Sam Jaffe / Age at death

What happened to Sam Jaffe? – Related Questions

Why did Sam Jaffe leave Ben Casey?

Sam Jaffe (Dr. David Zorba) left the show due to conflicts with Vince Edwards (Dr. Ben Casey).

Where was Sam Jaffe born?

Sam Jaffe was born in Manhattan on March 8, 1891. He grew up in a tenement on the Lower East Side, attended public schools, including Townsend Harris High School, and appeared occasionally with his mother, Ada Steinberg Jaffe, in the then-thriving Yiddish theater.

What does David Jaffe do now?

David Jaffe is a video game designer originally from Birmingham, Alabama and currently residing in San Diego, California.

Was Sam Jaffe in Robin Hood?

Sam Jaffe: In the montage scene in which Robin’s men spread word of the meeting at the Gallows Oak, the first serf who passes the message through the market place (wearing a hat and gray beard) appears to be the noted character actor in an uncredited cameo.

Who is Andy Jaffe?

Profile. Composer, author, and bandleader Andy Jaffe recently retired from teaching in the Williams College Department of Music, where he founded the jazz program and was its director for 30 years, as well as having served from 1999–2009 as Artistic Director of The Williamstown Jazz Festival, which he also founded.

Who played Zorba on Dr Kildare?

Veteran actor Sam Jaffe who played Casey’s mentor and friend Dr. David Zorba appeared in 127 episodes of the series,and was replaced in the show’s final season by Franchot Tone(Dr. Niles Freeland),and also by Harry Landers(Dr. Ted Hoffman).

What show was Dr Zorba in?

Ben Casey (TV Series 1961–1966) – Sam Jaffe as Dr. David Zorba – IMDb.

Why is it called a Ben Casey?

If you didn’t know, the name of this jacket has been around since the early 60’s. Derived from an American TV series Ben Casey (1961-1966) and based around the good doctor of the same name.