Josh Mostel

Josh Mostel

Infobox actor

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name = Josh Mostel
birthdate = Birth date and age|1946|12|21|mf=y
birthplace = New York, New York, United States
spouse = Peggy Rajski

Joshua "Josh" Mostel (born December 21, 1946) is an American actor who is most known for his roles in " Jesus Christ Superstar " and two Adam Sandler films ("Billy Madison" and "Big Daddy)".

Mostel was born in New York City, New York, the son of Kathryn Celia (née Harken), an actress, dancer, and writer, and Zero Mostel, a well-known comic actor. [ [ Josh Mostel Biography (1946-) ] ] His brother, Tobias Mostel, is a painter, ceramic artist and professor of art, teaching in Florida.

Mostel started his career as a boy soprano at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. He graduated from Brandeis University. His broadway debut was in 1971 with Unlikely Heroes. In 1979, Mostel briefly starred in the television version of the film "Animal House", "Delta House", as "Blotto" Blutarsky, the brother of John Belushi's Bluto. He has since appeared in many films and Broadway productions.

Mostel now lives in New York, with a summer home on Monhegan, Maine.


Broadway productions


External links

* [ Lycos Movies Biography - Josh Mostel]
* [ Box Office Mojo]

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