Mike Mazurki



Place of birth:

Tarnopol, Galicia, Austria-Hungary [now Ternopil, Ukraine]:


Mike Mazurki (born: Markijan Mazurkiewicz; 25 December 1907 – 9 December 1990) was an American actor and professional wrestler who appeared in more than 100 films. His towering 6 ft 5 in (196 cm) presence and intimidating face usually got him roles playing tough guys, thugs, strong men, and gangsters.

Film Credits

Mob Boss (1990)
as Don Taglianeti
Dick Tracy (1990)
as Old Man at Hotel
Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
as Dutch
Doin' Time (1985)
as Bruno
...All the Marbles (1981)
as Chicago Referee
The Man With Bogart's Face (1980)
as Himself
Alligator (1980)
as Gatekeeper (as Michael Mazurki)
Gas Pump Girls (1979)
as Moiv
Won Ton Ton: the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976)
as Studio Guard
Challenge to be Free (1975)
as Trapper
The Wild McCullochs (1975)
as Cliff Randall
The Centerfold Girls (1974)
as The Caretaker
Which Way to the Front? (1970)
as Rocky (uncredited)
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967)
as Mountain Ox
7 Women (1966)
as Tunga Khan
Requiem for a Gunfighter (1965)
as Ivy Bliss
Cheyenne Autumn (1964)
as Sr. First Sergeant
4 for Texas (1963)
as Chad
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
as Miner
Donovan's Reef (1963)
as Monk Menkowicz
Zotz! (1962)
as Igor
Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
as Big Mike
The Errand Boy (1961)
as Blonde 'Movie Siren'
Swingin' Along (1961)
The Facts of Life (1960)
as First Husband in Motel Room
Alias Jesse James (1959)
as Dirty Dog Tough (uncredited)
Some Like It Hot (1959)
as Spats' Henchman
The Man Who Died Twice (1958)
as Rax
Hell Ship Mutiny (1957)
as Ross
Man in the Vault (1956)
as Louie
Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
as Drunk in Hong Kong Dive
Comanche (1956)
as Flat Mouth
Kismet (1955)
as Chief Policeman
Blood Alley (1955)
as Big Han
Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier (1955)
as Bigfoot Mason
New Orleans Uncensored (1955)
as Big Mike
New York Confidential (1955)
as Arnie Wendler
The Egyptian (1954)
as Foreman, House of Death
My Favorite Spy (1951)
as Monkara
The Light Touch (1951)
as Charles
Ten Tall Men (1951)
as Roshko
Criminal Lawyer (1951)
as 'Moose' Hendricks
Dark City (1950)
as Sidney Winant
Night and the City (1950)
as The Strangler
Pier 23 (1950)
as Ape Danowski
He's a Cockeyed Wonder (1950)
as 'Lunk' Boxwell
Samson and Delilah (1949)
as Leader of Philistine Soldiers
Abandoned (1949)
as Hoppe
Rope of Sand (1949)
as Pierson (guard)
Neptune's Daughter (1949)
as Mac Mozolla
Come to the Stable (1949)
as Sam
Relentless (1948)
as Jake
The Noose Hangs High (1948)
as Chuck
I Walk Alone (1947)
as Dan (the doorman)
Unconquered (1947)
as Bone
Nightmare Alley (1947)
as Bruno
Killer Dill (1947)
as Little Joe
Sinbad the Sailor (1947)
as Yusuf
The French Key (1946)
as Sam Cragg
Mysterious Intruder (1946)
as Harry Pontos
Live Wires (1946)
as Patsy 'Pat' Clark
Dakota (1945)
as 'Bigtree' Collins
Dick Tracy (1945)
as 'Splitface'
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945)
as Klondike Pete
The Spanish Main (1945)
as Erik Swaine
The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945)
as Bass Player / Humphrey Rafferty
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
as Moose Malloy
The Missing Juror (1944)
as Cullie-Steam Room Attendant
The Princess and the Pirate (1944)
as Pirate (uncredited)
The Canterville Ghost (1944)
as Metropolus
Lost Angel (1943)
as Fighter (uncredited)
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943)
as Henchman on Ship (uncredited)
Swing Fever (1943)
as Wrestler (uncredited)
Behind the Rising Sun (1943)
as Japanese Wrestler
Mission to Moscow (1943)
as Russian Machinist Workman (uncredited)
Taxi, Mister (1943)
as Henchman Joe
It Ain't Hay (1943)
as Bouncer (uncredited)
Gentleman Jim (1942)
as Jake Kilrain (uncredited)
That Other Woman (1942)
as Jealous Sunbather at Hotel
Dr. Renault's Secret (1942)
as Rogell (uncredited)
About Face (1942)
as Tough Sailor
The Shanghai Gesture (1941)
as The Coolie

Production Credits

Night and the City (1950)
Technical Advisor