Death of Eli Wallach

December 7, 1915 - June 24, 2014
New York, New York | Age 98

Veteran character actor dies at 98
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JAKE COYLE, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — As a masterful character actor and early product of postwar, Method-style theater, Eli Wallach wore countless faces, disappearing into them all. But he was always propelled — in acting and in life — by a mischievousness and an abiding playfulness that made him a tireless performer, an enduring family man and, of course, one immortal scoundrel.

"I never lost my appetite for acting," Wallach wrote in his 2005 memoir "The...

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