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Telly Savalas
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Born:21 January 1924Garden City, Long Island, New York, USA
Known As:Lt. Theo KojakTV's "Kojak"
Trivia: Birth name: Aristotelis Savalas.
Godfather to Jennifer Aniston.
Was 5' 10" tall.
Attended Sewaneka High School, Floral Park, NY.
Nominated for a Best Actor in a Supporting Role Oscar
for: "Birdman of Alcatraz" (1962).
Early in his career, he played mainly brutish criminals until he
changed his image completely in the 1970's when he was cast
as the righteous police detective Kojak. His brother George
starred on "Kojak" with him.
Telly Savalas Quote: "We're all born bald, baby."
On TV:TVGuide.comClick here for TV listings.
Filmography:The Internet Movie DatabaseTelly Savalas Filmography.
Departed:22 January 1994Universal City, California, USA
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