Nehemiah Persoff

Biography: Short, dark, and stocky framed character actor who specialized in playing ethnic type villains although he frequently essayed sympathetic roles as well. Appeared in more than 200 TV guest shots over the years until the mid-90's when his health began to decline. Most famous TV role was that of mobster Jake "Greasy Thumb" Guzik on The Untouchables.

Nehemiah Persoff's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 63
Highest Metascore: 97 Some Like It Hot
Lowest Metascore: 38 An American Tail
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 3
  2. Negative: 1 out of 3
3 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
53 Twins Dec 9, 1988 Mitchell Traven 8.8
38 An American Tail Nov 21, 1986 Papa Mousekewitz 8.5
97 Some Like It Hot Mar 29, 1959 Little Bonaparte 8.5