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Theodore Bikel

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By showing hunger, deprivation, starvation and brutality, as well as endurance and nobility, documentaries inform, prod our memories, even stir us to action. Such films do battle for our very soul.

— Theodore Bikel

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But there is a difference here: When Jewish children are murdered, Arabs celebrate the deed. The death of an Arab child is no cause for celebration in Israel.

— Theodore Bikel

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Audiences are audiences.

— Theodore Bikel

You can't expect the entire world to come to New York to see you. You have to travel to them.

— Theodore Bikel

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After the advent of the written word, the masses who could not - or were not permitted to - read, were given sermons by the few who could.

— Theodore Bikel

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As an artist I have an even more abiding interest in the compact between the Arts and Government.

— Theodore Bikel

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I am determined to give the Yiddish language a fighting chance to survive.

— Theodore Bikel

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But, when I toil in the field of Jewish culture which I frequently do, I am indeed a Jewish artist.

— Theodore Bikel

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Although I am deeply grateful to a great many people, I forgo the temptation of naming them for fear that I might slight any by omission.

— Theodore Bikel

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All too often arrogance accompanies strength, and we must never assume that justice is on the side of the strong. The use of power must always be accompanied by moral choice.

— Theodore Bikel

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Performing career
After several plays and films in Europe Bikel moved to the United States in 1954 and became a naturalized citizen in 1961. In 1964 he played Zoltan Karpathy the dialect expert in the film version of My Fair Lady. He was president of Actors' Equity in the late 1970s and early 1980s in which office he supported human rights.

Theodore Meir Bikel (born May 2 1924) is a character actor folk singer and musician. His autobiography Theo was publiTheodore Bikeld in 1995. He made his film debut in The African Queen (1951) and was nominated for an Academy award for his supporting role as Sheriff Max Muller in The Defiant Ones (1958).

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