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RIP, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.

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Posted May 4, 2014

Actor, producer and musician Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. has died. Zimbalist starred in the tv series FBI and 77 Sunset Strip. He had roles in Airport 1975 (1974) and Wait Until Dark  (1967). He had recurring roles in Remington Steele and Babylyon 5.  Zimbalist was the voice of Alfred in the Batman, Static ShockJustice League and Justice League Unlimited series, Justin Hammer on Iron Man, and Dr. Octopus in Spider-Man. The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and The Hollywood Reporter have obituaries. Here Zimbalist discusses producing the opera The Consul for Broadway as well as his life and work.

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