Birth Name: Hal Linden
Birth Place: Bronx, New York, USA
Born Harold Lipshitz on March 20, 1931, he was born in the Bronx and raised in New York City. He studied clarinet as a young man and was playing regularly with symphony orchestras by his mid-teens. After graduating from the Manhattan School of Performing Arts, he studied music at Queens College before transferring to City College for a business degree. After hours, he sang and played with numerous big bands of the 1940s and 1950s, including such noted leaders as Sammy Kaye and Bobby Sherwood. The former even asked him to join his outfit, but Linden was drafted into the Army, where he provided music for military audiences and acted in Army revues. The experience sparked an interest in acting,...
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