Lee Wallace

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Lee Wallace
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Born
Leo Melis

(1930-07-15)July 15, 1930
DiedDecember 20, 2020(2020-12-20) (aged 90)
New York City, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor
Years active1973-2020
Spouse(s)Marilyn Chris (1974-2020)
ChildrenPaul Christopoulos Wallace

Lee Wallace (born Leo Melis, July 15, 1930 – December 20, 2020) was an American movie, stage, radio and television actor. Wallace only had movie roles in; Used People (1992), Batman (1989) as Gotham City's mayor William Borg, Private Benjamin (1980) as Mr. Waxman, and as the Mayor of New York City in The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974), The Muppets Take Manhattan as the Mayor of New York City. On Broadway, he appeared in A Teaspoon Every Four Hours, Unlikely Heroes, The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild, Molly, Zalmen or The Madness of God, Some of My Best Friends, Grind and The Cemetery Club.

Wallace was born in Brooklyn, New York on July 15, 1930 to Celia (née Gross) and Eddie Melis.[1] Wallace died on December 20, 2020 at his New York City home after a long-illness, aged 90.[2]

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