Bikel, Theodore

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Bikel, Theodore Gender: M
Meir, Theodore
born on 2 May 1924 at 03:45 (= 03:45 AM )
Place Vienna, Austria, 48n13, 16e2223
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 11°25' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 20°59 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 15°26'


Austrian-American actor and singer on stage, film and TV. He emigrated to Palestine in his teens and made his stage debut there. Following studies at Britain's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he made his London stage debut in 1948 and New York debut in 1955. Starring in the "African Queen," Bikel has typically portrayed foreigners in character parts throughout England and America. In 1958 he was nominated for an Oscar for his performance in "The Defiant Ones."

He was President of Actors Equity from 1973-1982 and honorary president from 1982 on. An established folk singer and guitarist, he is also an active member in the Democratic Party.

He has married four times; two kids.

Bikel died on 21 July 2015.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Work : New Career 1948 (London stage debut)
  • Work : New Job 1955 (Stage debut in N.Y.)
  • Work : Gain social status 1958 (Nominated for Oscar in "The Defient Ones")
  • Social : Joined group 1973 (Pres. of Actors Equity)

Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes Betty Collins, from Bikel


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Vienna, Israel, England and U.S.)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (TV and film)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theater)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Folk quitar)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Folk singer)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political (Active in Democratic Party and Actors Equity)