Saturday, October 1, 2016

Fyvush Finkel

Fyvush Finkel 9x12 pencil drawing on bristol paper.

Philip "Fyvush" Finkel (Yiddish: פֿײַוויש פֿינקעל‎; October 9, 1922 – August 14, 2016) was an American actor known as a star of Yiddish theater and for his role as lawyer Douglas Wambaugh on the television series Picket Fences, for which he earned an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 1994. He is also known for his portrayal of Harvey Lipschultz, a crotchety history teacher, on the television series Boston Public.

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