Joseph Ruskin

American actor (1924-2013)

Joseph Ruskin (born Joseph Schlafman; April 14, 1924 – December 28, 2013) was an American character actor. He appeared in over 100 movies during his 50-year career. He appeared in Get Smart, Star Trek, Alias, and in The Twilight Zone.

Joseph Ruskin
Barbara Feldon Get Smart 1965.jpg
with Barbara Feldon in Get Smart 1965
Joseph Schlafman

(1924-04-14)April 14, 1924
DiedDecember 28, 2013(2013-12-28) (aged 89)
Years active1955 – 2013

Ruskin died on December 28, 2013 at a hospital in Santa Monica, California. He died from natural causes, aged 89.[1]


  1. "Actor Joseph Ruskin dies at 86". Hollywood Retrieved December 31, 2013.

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