Nehemiah Persoff

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Nehemiah Persoff
Nehemiah Persoff 1960.JPG
Persoff in 1960
Born (1919-08-02) August 2, 1919 (age 102)
Years active1948–1999
Thia Persoff (m. 1951)

Nehemiah Persoff (born August 2, 1919) is an American actor and artist. He is known for his roles in The Comancheros, Some Like It Hot, An American Tail, The Wrong Man, and in Twins. His career has lasted for over 50 years.

Persoff was born in Jerusalem, on August 2, 1919. He was raised in New York City. Persoff studied the Actors Studio. He was married to Thia Persoff between 1951 and her death in 2019. They had four children.

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