Sydney Lassick

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Sydney Lassick
Born (1922-07-23)July 23, 1922
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died April 12, 2003(2003-04-12) (aged 80)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor

Sydney Lassick (July 23, 1922 – April 12, 2003) was an American actor perhaps best known for his role as Charlie Cheswick in the feature film One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest. Lassick's first name was sometimes spelled Sidney.[1]

Biography[edit]

He was born in Chicago, Illinois to Russian Jewish immigrants. He died from complications of diabetes, at age 80 in Los Angeles, California. His only survivor was an elder sister. Sydney Lassick was buried in a simple Jewish service, in the southwest Maimonides section, at Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.

Filmography[edit]

Notable TV guest appearances[edit]

  • Serpico as Goldman in episode 1.0: "The Deadly Game", 24 April 1976
  • The Man from Atlantis as Smith in episode 1.7: "The Hawk of Mu", 18 October 1977
  • Eight Is Enough as Mr. Kaminsky in episode 2.6: "Dark Horse", 26 October 1977
  • Baretta in episode 4.8: "Who Can Make the Sun Shine?", 30 November 1977
  • Tabitha as Warlock in episode 1.9: "What's Wrong with Mister Right?", 31 December 1977
  • Kaz in episode 1.7: "Which Side Are You On?", 5 November 1978
  • Barney Miller
    • as Mr. Cummings in episode 5.11: "Toys", 14 December 1978
    • as Victor Carse (as Sidney Lassick, in episode 6.22: "Fog", 8 May 1980
  • Archie Bunker's Place as Sid in episode 3.4: "Harry's Investment", 25 October 1981 and in episode 3.3: "The Date", 11 October 1981
  • Gloria as Dr. Montego in episode 1.20: "Class Struggle", 3 April 1983
  • Matt Houston as Brady in episode 2.5: "Needle in a Haystack", 7 October 1983
  • Night Court as Leo in episode 2.4: "Pick a Number", 25 October 1984
  • Amazing Stories as Walter Poindexter in episode 1.10: "Remote Control Man", 8 December 1985
  • Moonlighting as Neighbor in episode 2.11: "The Bride of Tupperman", 14 January 1986
  • Gabriel's Fire as Liebowitz in episode 1.19: "One Flew Over the Bird's Nest", 17 April 1991
  • On the Air as Mr. Zoblotnick in episodes 1.7 & 1.4, 1992
  • Dream On as Mr. Janovic in episode 4.18: "Martin Tupper in 'Magnum Farce'", 16 February 1994
  • The X-Files as Chuck Forsch in episode 4.22: "Elegy", 4 May 1997

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 

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