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Personal Information
Born Yacov Moshe Maza
June 9, 1931 (1931-06-09) (age 86)
Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S.
Occupation Stand-up comedian, Movie Actor
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Yacov Moshe Maza (born June 9, 1931) is an American stand-up comedian and movie actor. He guest starred as The Sandman in Beddy Bye.

Early Life

Born Yacov Moshe Maza in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, he grew up on the lower East side of Manhattan, New York City.

Mason graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the City College of New York. City. At age 25, he was ordained a rabbi (as his three brothers, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather had been) in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Three years later he resigned to become a comedian.

Works

Selected TV, film, and radio roles

  • The Ed Sullivan Show (1961–1968) frequent guest appearances
  • The Stoolie (1972) - Roger Pitman
  • Sleeper (1973) - Voice of robot tailor (uncredited)
  • The Jerk (1979) - Harry Hartounian
  • History of the World: Part 1 (1981) - Jew #2
  • Caddyshack II (1988) - Jack Hartounian
  • Chicken Soup (1989) - Jackie Fisher
  • The Simpsons- Rabbi Hyman Krustofski in three episodes:
  • "Like Father, Like Clown" (1991)
  • "Today I Am a Clown" (2003)
  • "Once Upon a Time in Springfield" (2009)
  • The Fairly OddParents episode "Beddy Bye" (2003) - Harvey Sandman a.k.a The Sandman, a.k.a The Mattress King
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy- The Quandary Phase (2005) - The East River Lifeform
  • 30 Rock episode The Collection (2007) - Himself (small guest appearance)
  • The Drinky Crow Show episode "Aspire" (2009) - Mort Cooper

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