Harvey Lembeck

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Harvey Lembeck
Born(1923-04-15)April 15, 1923
DiedJanuary 5, 1982(1982-01-05) (aged 58)
Cause of deathHeart attack
Spouse(s)Caroline Dubs
(19??-1982; his death; 2 children)
ChildrenMichael Lembeck
Helaine Lembeck

Harvey Lembeck (15 April 1923 – 5 January 1982) was an American stage, movie, and television actor. He is famous for playing Cpl. Rocco Barbella on The Phil Silvers Show (aka Sgt. Bilko) in the late 1950s, and the clumsy biker gang leader in the American International Pictures (AIP) beach party movies of the 1960s starring Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon. He made other appearances on television including two on The Donna Reed Show. On stage, he appeared in Stalag 17 (472 performances), and as Sancho Panza on Broadway and in the first national company of Man of La Mancha.