Fiddler on the Roof 49 years old

To Life!

Fiddler on the Roof

This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century Czarist Russia. Nominated for eight Academy Awards.

Credits

Chaim Topol
Chaim Topol

Tevye

Vernon Dobtcheff
Vernon Dobtcheff

Russian Official

Barry Dennen
Barry Dennen

Mendel

Harry Fielder
Harry Fielder

Russian (uncredited)

Fiddler on the Roof Cast

Name Character
Vernon Dobtcheff He was 37, now 87 years old as Russian Official
Chaim Topol He was 36, now 86 years old as Tevye
Paul Michael Glaser He was 28, now 78 years old as Perchik
Aharon Ipalé He was 29, 74 years old when he died as Sheftel
Howard Goorney He was 50, 85 years old when he died as Nachum
Carl Jaffe He was 69, 72 years old when he died as Isaac (uncredited)
Patience Collier He was 61, 76 years old when he died as Grandma Tzeitel
Danny Mann He was 20, now 70 years old as One of Rabbi's students (uncredited)
Harry Ditson as Leibesh (uncredited)
Barry Dennen He was 33, 79 years old when he died as Mendel
Louis Zorich He was 47, 93 years old when he died as Constable
Roger Lloyd Pack He was 27, 69 years old when he died as Sexton
Shimen Ruskin He was 64, 69 years old when he died as Mordcha
Ray Lovelock He was 21, 67 years old when he died as Fyedka
Arnold Diamond He was 56, 76 years old when he died as Moishe
Molly Picon She was 73, 94 years old when she died as Yente
Walter Cartier He was 47, 71 years old when he died as Russian Dancer
Brian Coburn He was 34, 53 years old when he died as Berl
Michele Marsh She was 24, now 74 years old as Hodel
Ruth Madoc She was 28, now 78 years old as Fruma Sarah
Vladimir Medar He was 48, 55 years old when he died as Priest
Leonard Frey He was 33, 49 years old when he died as Motel
Norma Crane She was 42, 44 years old when she died as Golde
Otto Diamant He was 65, 87 years old when he died as Yussel (uncredited)
Neva Small He was 18, now 68 years old as Chava
Harry Fielder He was 31, now 81 years old as Russian (uncredited)
Elaine Edwards as Shprintze
Marika Rivera She was 51, 90 years old when she died as Rifka
Candy Bonstein as Bielke
Alfie Scopp He was 52, now 102 years old as Avram
Zvee Scooler He was 71, 85 years old when he died as Rabbi
Rosalind Harris She was 21, now 71 years old as Tzeitel
Albin Pahernik as Dancer (uncredited)
Paul Mann He was 57, 71 years old when he died as Lazar Wolf
Miki Iveria as Bess (uncredited)
Judith Harte as Gnessi (uncredited)

Fiddler on the Roof Crew

Name Department
Richard Carruth as Post Production Supervisor. Crew
Peter Lamont as Set Decoration. He was 41 (now 91) years old Art
Elizabeth Haffenden as Costume Design. She was 65 (70) years old when She died Costume & Make-Up
Patrick J. Palmer as Associate Producer. He was 35 (now 85) years old Production
Robert Lawrence as Editor. He was 57 (90) years old when He died Editing
Arnold Perl as Adaptation. He was 57 (57) years old when He died Writing
David Hildyard as Sound Mixer. He was 55 (91) years old when He died Sound
Larry DeWaay as Production Supervisor. Production
Branko Lustig as Location Manager. He was 39 (87) years old when He died Production
Lynn Stalmaster as Casting. He was 44 (now 94) years old Production
Robert F. Boyle as Production Design. He was 62 (100) years old when He died Art
Oswald Morris as Director of Photography. He was 55 (98) years old when He died Camera
Antony Gibbs as Editor. He was 46 (90) years old when He died Editing
Norman Jewison as Director. He was 45 (now 95) years old Directing
Norman Jewison as Producer. He was 45 (now 95) years old Production
Del Armstrong as Makeup Artist. He was 56 (87) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Sam Gordon as Property Master. Crew
Wally Schneiderman as Makeup Artist. He was 49 (now 99) years old Costume & Make-Up
Ted Lloyd as Production Manager. Production
Joseph Stein as Screenplay. He was 59 (98) years old when He died Writing
Sholom Aleichem as Original Story. Writing
Joan Bridge as Costume Design. She was 59 (97) years old when She died Costume & Make-Up
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Fiddler on the Roof (49 years)

To Life!

  • Release day: Wednesday, November 03, 1971
  • Runtime: 181 minutes
  • Budget: 9000000.00
  • Revenue: 83304330.00