Photo Flash: Remembering Fyvush Finkel
As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, star of stage and screen Fyvush Finkel just passed away at 93 years of age.
Fyvush Finkel began his career over 80 years ago playing the numerous Jewish theatres along Second Avenue. When he was 43 he began touring in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF playing the Innkeeper, then the Butcher and eventually Tevye.
His other theatre credits include Cafe Crown (Obie Award) and Little Shop of Horrors, as well as Finkel's Follies and From Second Avenue to Broadway. The latter two shows also featured Finkel's sons, Ian and Elliot. Recently, Fyvush Finkel Live! was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. The actor won an Emmy Award for his role as Douglas Wambaugh on Picket Fences and has also been seen on screen in Boston Public, Nixon, For Love or Money, Mobsters, Seize the Day, Q&A, Fantasy Island, Early Edition, One Life to Live, Evergreen, Prime of Your Life, Harry's Law, Blue Bloods, A Serious Man, and The Simpsons.
Mr. Finkel recently returned to Barrington Stage on July 19th for a cabaret concert. BroadwayWorld coverage of the special evening can be found here.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride
Fyvush Finkel attends the ABC TV Network Upfronts on on May 19,1998 in New York City.
Fyvush Finkel attends the Fox TV Network Upfronts on on May 18, 2000 in New York City.
Fyvush Finkel attends the Fox TV Network Upfronts on on May 17, 2001 in New York City.
Fyvush Finkel attending the 56th Annual Drama Desk Awards Arrivals at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.
Fyvush Finkel attending the 56th Annual Drama Desk Award Nominees Reception at Bombay Palace in New York City.
Fyvush Finkel attends a Special Press Preview at 54 Below on February 21, 2014 in New York City.