Actor Maurice Argent

Maurice (Maury) Saul Argent (4 March 1916 – 7 December 1981) was a character actor from Pennsylvania who acted between 1957 and 1980. In addition to his film roles (below), he is remembered for his stage performances with the San Francisco Actor’s Workshop. He played the title role in the Workshop’s widely hailed 1953 production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman.

He taught stagecraft to generations of San Francisco teens at George Washington High School and Lowell High School.

Argent died in San Francisco, California on 7 December 1981 at age 65.


Year Title Role Notes
1957 Pal Joey Second Sailor Uncredited
1958 Harbor Command Gregory Cariff 1 episode
1971 Dirty Harry Sid Kleinman
1972 One Is a Lonely Number Pool Manager
1972-1976 The Streets of San Francisco Printer 9 episodes
1973 Magnum Force Nat Weinstein
1974 Freebie and the Bean Tailor
1978 Invasion of the Body Snatchers Chef
1980 Cardiac Arrest Deputy Coroner
1980 Die Laughing Jewish Man (final film role)

External Links

Actor Maurice Argent – Wikipedia

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