Eli Wallach

Eli Wallach had planned on becoming a teacher, but when he froze during the teacher's exam in college, he was given the chance to pursue acting. Wallach, who served in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST00000110" title="World War II (1939-1945)" href="/topic/unrest-conflicts-war/wars-interventions/world-war-ii-%281939-1945%29-EVHST00000110.topic">World War II</a> as a U.S. Army medic, is shown in character for the Broadway play "Teahouse of the August Moon" in 1957.

( Associated Press / June 25, 2014 )

Eli Wallach had planned on becoming a teacher, but when he froze during the teacher's exam in college, he was given the chance to pursue acting. Wallach, who served in World War II as a U.S. Army medic, is shown in character for the Broadway play "Teahouse of the August Moon" in 1957.

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