74 (passed away Feb. 12th, 2011)
Apr. 14th, 1936
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Kenneth Mars was born on April 4, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for The Little Mermaid (1989), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) and Young Frankenstein (1974). He was married to Barbara Newborn. He died on February 12, 2011 in Granada Hills, California, USA.
- Familiar face of the past 40 years, famous for his portrayal of a wide range of foreign characters. Best known for his roles as the laughable Nazi playwright Franz Liebkind in _The Producers (1968)_ (qv) and the Police Inspector in _Young Frankenstein (1974)_ (qv). Had regular role as Harry the Fireman in the short-lived 'Richard Benjamin (I)' (qv)/'Paula Prentiss' (qv) sitcom _"He & She" (1967)_ (qv).
- Off-the-wall, over-the-top actor/farceur whose broad schtick was smartly utilized by 1970s directors 'Mel Brooks' (qv) (_The Producers (1968)_ (qv) and _Young Frankenstein (1974)_ (qv)) and 'Peter Bogdanovich' (qv) (_What's Up, Doc? (1972)_ (qv)) in their best comedies to date.
- Along with his television and screen work, he has provided numerous voices for animated cartoon characters.
- Recorded a comedy LP where he portrayed 'Henry Kissinger' (qv).
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