Ralph Tabakin
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1922


A favorite of director Barry Levinson (who once referred to the actor as the his lucky charm), Ralph Tabakin appeared in each of Levinson's films. Theirs was a chance meeting, Tabakin accompanied a group of students to an audition for Diner (1982), Levinson's directorial debut. Born in San Antonio, TX, in 1922, Tabakin was raised in New Orleans, LA, and Richmond, VA. His distinctive features were...