Josh Mostel

Movie Actor

Birthday December 21, 1946

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace New York City, NY

Age 76 years old

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American actor who has had roles in two Adam Sandler films, Billy Madison and Big Daddy as Principal Max Anderson and Arthur Brooks, respectively.

Before Fame

A former boy soprano at the Metropolitan Opera, he began his professional acting career on Broadway in 1971 in a production of Unlikely Heroes.


He has had roles in other notable films such as Sophie's Choice, City Slickers and its sequel, and Wall Street.

Family Life

He was married to and later divorced from Peggy Rajski from 1983 to 1998.

Associated With

He played Zagosh in the 1998 poker film Rounders, which co-starred Edward Norton.