Bob Dorian (1934–2019)

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Bob Dorian was born on April 19, 1934 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Robert Paul Vierengel. He was an actor, known for Evil Dead (2013), The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001) and The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (2005). He was married to Jane Stack. He died on June 15, 2019 in Palm Coast, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Evil Dead Professor Knowby from the Original 'Evil Dead'
Hollywood Ending Galaxie Executive


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 2013 Evil Dead
Professor Knowby from the Original 'Evil Dead' (voice)
 2009 Mnemonica
Richard Ellison
 2002 Hollywood Ending
Galaxie Executive
 2000 Ed (TV Series)
Joe Hollenback
- Home Is Where the Ducks Are (2000) ... Joe Hollenback
 1996-1997 Remember WENN (TV Series)
Mr. Medwick
- In the WENN Small Hours... (1997) ... Mr. Medwick
- I Now Pronounce You Man and Wife Again (1996) ... Mr. Medwick
- Who's Minding the Asylum? (1996) ... Mr. Medwick
- Klondike 9366 (1996) ... Mr. Medwick
 1981 The Evil Dead
Person on Recorder (voice, uncredited)
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 2011 Dinner with Fred (Short) (special thanks)
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 2012 The Magic Life (Documentary)
 2010 Make Believe (Documentary)
 1996 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special)
 1995 Family Portraits (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Narrator Of American Movie Classics / Himself
- Alfred Hitchcock (1995) ... Narrator Of American Movie Classics (voice)
- The Marx Brothers (1995) ... Himself
 1994 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special)
 1993 Movie Palace Memories (TV Series documentary)
 1993 Shots Seen 'Round the World (TV Series documentary)
 1989 AMC Salutes the States (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Host
 1976 Magic at the Roxy (TV Special)

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Performed in the touring stage production of "The Wizard of Oz" in the roles of Uncle Henry and the Winkie General, and acted as understudy to Mickey Rooney as The Wizard. See more »

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He worked in stand-up comedy and trapeze at the circus, and played the bass in a jazz combo. He did mind-reading tricks and other illusions as the Amazing Dorian, sometimes using his wife and three daughters in his act. See more »

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