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Vic Tayback

Vic Tayback

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If you grew up in the 1960s or 1970s, during the heyday of television series, chances are you came across one or two of Vic Tayback’s works. Vic was a familiar face on television during those decades, where he played a variety of roles as a character actor.

Tayback rose to prominence in the comedy-drama film Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974) and the TV sitcom Alice (1976–1985) as diner owner Mel Sharples. He received two Golden Globe nominations for his role in the series and was also nominated for an Emmy.

What is the net worth of Vic Tayback?

Vic Tayback’s net worth is about $4 million.

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Vic Tayback: Birth, Parents & Education

Victor Tayback, the son of Syrian immigrants, was born on January 6, 1930, in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

In 1949, he finished his high school education at Burbank High School. He has one known sibling, a brother named Joe who worked in radio. For many years, Joe was the owner of KAZM, the only radio station in Sedona, Arizona.

Surprisingly, unlike his parents, Vic did not succumb to the migration bug. He had spent almost his entire life in the Burbank area. He only moved to Glendale, California, south of Burbank, where he lived until his death.

Vic Tayback served in the US Navy before embarking on an acting career. He decided to pursue a career in acting after being discharged from the military in his twenties.

He appeared on stage, in movies, and on television. Tayback worked at various temporary jobs in between acting gigs while trying to establish himself in the industry, including the Kelly Corporation.

Vic Tayback: Professional Career

Vic Tayback’s stage career included roles in several California productions, including Death of a Salesman and Brighton Beach Memoirs.

In 1958, he appeared as a guest star on the anthology series Alfred Hitchcock Present as well as in the film The Power of the Resurrection.

Then, in the 1960s and 1970s, he appeared in a variety of TV shows, mostly as a character actor.

The Patridge Family, Griff, F Troop, Family Affair, 77 Sunset Strip, Hawaii Five-O, Columbo, The Mary Tyler Show, The Monkees, Rawhide, Barney Miller, Get Smart, Bonanza, Bewitched, Fantasy Island, and Emergency! are among the series he has honored with his exceptional performances.

Other notable appearances include Archie’s old pal Joe Tucker in the Et tu, Archie? an episode of All in the Family (1974) and the 1920s-style gangster-boss Jojo Krako in Star Trek: The Original Series (1968). In 1990, he made his final television appearance as George Henderson in MacGyver.

He also appeared in Five Minutes to Live (1961), Bullitt (1968), Blood and Lace (1971), Papillon (1973), The Don Is Dead (1973), The Gambler (1974), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), No Deposit, No Return (1976), The Shaggy D.A. (1976), and The Cheap Detective (1976).

Treasure Island (1985), Weekend Warriors (1986), The Underachievers (1987), Loverboy (1989), Beverly Hills Bodysnatchers (1989), and Horseplayer (1990) were among his credits as his career progressed into the 1980s.

Furthermore, he provided the voice of Carface Caruthers in the animated musical action-adventure film All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989).

Despite all of his endeavors, he is best known for his role as Mel Sharples, the diner owner in the 1974 film Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore and its spinoff TV series Alice (1976–1985).

Furthermore, he was the only actor from the original film to reprise his role for the rest of the series, as well as direct one of the episodes.

He co-founded the Los Angeles-based theater company Company of Angels with actors Richard Chamberlain and Sally Kellerman. He was also a member of the Actors Studio for life.

Vic Tayback: Relationship Status

Vic Tayback not only built a successful career, but he also raised a successful family. He had been married to the same woman for nearly three decades until her death in 1990.

Tayback married Sheila McKay Barnard in 1962, and the couple had one son, Christopher Tayback.

Christopher graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1985 and attended Harvard Law School (1989). He had a brief acting career before enrolling in law school.

From 1989 to 1991, he was a Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles County, and then an Assistant United States Attorney in the Central District of California, Criminal Division.

He was a trial lawyer with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP in Los Angeles in 2010.

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Vic Tayback: Death

On May 25, 1990, in Glendale, California, the Alice actor died tragically.

Vic Tayback, 60, died of an unexpected heart attack and was buried at Los Angeles’ Forest Lawn Memorial Park, with the inscription “Beloved Husband and Father” on his tombstone.