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Harry Parke (1904–1958)


Harry Parke was born on May 6, 1904 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Harry Einstein. He was an actor and writer, known for Night Spot (1938), Badminton (1945) and The Yanks Are Coming (1942). He was married to Thelma Leeds and Lillian Anshen. He died on November 24, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Night Spot Gashouse
(1938)
Badminton Writer
(1945)
(1942)
She's Got Everything Nick Zyteras
(1937)

Filmography

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 1945 Out of This World
Gus Palukas (as Parkyakarkus)
 1945 Earl Carroll Vanities
Walter (as Parkyakarkus)
 1944 Movie Pests (Short)
Peanut-Eating Pest (uncredited)
 1944 Sweethearts of the U.S.A.
Parky (as Parkyakarkus)
 1942 The Yanks Are Coming
Parky (as Parkyarkarkus)
 1942 A Yank in Libya
'Parky' Parkyarkarkus (as Parkyarkarkus)
 1938 Night Spot
Gashouse (as Parkyakarkus)
 1937 She's Got Everything
Nick Zyteras (as Parkyakarkus)
 1937 The Life of the Party
Parky (as Parkyakarkus)
 1937 New Faces of 1937
Parky (as Parkyakarkus)
 1936 Strike Me Pink
Parkyakarkus (as Parkyakarkus)
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 1945 Badminton (Short) (original story by - as Parkyakarkus) / (screen play by - as Parkyakarkus)
 1944 Movie Pests (Short) (as Parkyakarkus)
 1939 See Your Doctor (Short) (as Parkyakarkus)
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 1942 The Yanks Are Coming (performer: "Zip Your Lip")
 1937 She's Got Everything (performer: "It's Sleepy Time in Hawaii" (1937))
 1937 The Life of the Party ("Chirp a Little Ditty" (1937))
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 1939 Screen Snapshots Series 18, No. 6 (Documentary short)
Self (as Parkyakarkus)
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 2017 Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (TV Series)
Self
- Bob Einstein: It's Not So Funny When It's Your Mother (2017) ... Self (as Harry Einstein)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Harold Einstein | Harry Einstein | Parkyakarkus | Parkyarkarkus
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Trivia:

Comedian/dialectician best known to old time radio buffs for his characterization of Parkyakarkus, (pronounced Park Your Carcass) a stereotypically Greek luncheonette owner whose primary talent seemed to be comically mangling the English language. See more »

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Taurus

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