Weidenfeld Family

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Photo of Elias Weidenfeld and Frieda Schachter-Zwirnbaum Weidenfeld and their children, taken in Akron, Ohio ca. 1920. One of their children became an actor under the name Jesse White. His most famous roles were the Maytag repairman on TV commercials and the nurse in the movie “Harvey.”

Text by Helene Kenvin
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Updated Feb 6, 2006. © Copyright 2005 Skala Research Group. All Rights Reserved.