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Herbie Faye

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Birth dateFebruary 02, 1899
Place of birthNew York, New York, U.S.
Date of deathJune 28, 1980(age 81)
Death placeLas Vegas, Nevada, U.S.

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Herbie Faye (February 2, 1899—June 28, 1980) was an American actor who appeared in both of Phil Silvers's CBS television series, The Phil Silvers Show (1955 1959) and The New Phil Silvers Show (1963 1964).Aged 55, Faye was cast in his first major acting role as Corporal Sam Fender in twenty-four episodes of Silvers's first series, first known as You'll Never Get Rich and then in rebroadcasts as Sergeant Bilko. Faye appeared in such segments as "Bilko, the Art Lover", "Guinea Pig Bilko", "Doberman Missing Heir", "The Colonel's Second Honeymoon", and "The Weekend Colonel". After the original program ended, Faye appeared four years later as Waluska on the second series in which Silvers (1911 1985) played Harry Grafton, the foreman of fictitious Osborne Industries who is eager to make a profit by nearly any means possible. His co-stars on the program were Stafford Repp, Buddy Lester, Elena Verdugo, Ronnie Dapo, and Sandy Descher.

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