Arthur Storch

Arthur Storch (June 29, 1925[1] — March 25, 2013) was an American actor and Broadway director. A life member of The Actors Studio,[2] Storch founded Syracuse Stage in 1974.[3][4] Productions Storch directed included:

Arthur Storch
Born(1925-06-29)June 29, 1925
DiedMarch 25, 2013(2013-03-25) (aged 87)
Occupation(s)Actor, director
ChildrenMax, Alexander, Bess

Storch also played the psychiatrist in the 1973 horror film The Exorcist. His other films include The Strange One (1957), The Mugger (1958) and Girl of the Night (1960).[5]


Storch died from natural causes in the morning of March 25, 2013, aged 87. His death was announced by his son, Max.


Year Title Role Notes
1957 The Strange One Simmons
1958 The Mugger Jack Skippy Randolph
1960 Girl of the Night Jason Franklin Jr.
1963 Lonnie
1973 The Exorcist Psychiatrist
2002 Bridget Hawk (final film role)


  1. ^ Arthur Storch Biography (21 June 1925-)
  2. ^ Garfield, David (1980). "Appendix: Life Members of The Actors Studio as of January 1980". A Player's Place: The Story of The Actors Studio. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. p. 278. ISBN 0-02-542650-8.
  3. ^ "History of Syracuse Stage". Syracuse Stage "About Syracuse Stage" subpage. Syracuse Stage. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-28.
  4. ^ a b c Gussow, Mel (1981-02-02). "Arthur Storch". The New York Times.
  5. ^ "Syracuse Stage founder Arthur Storch passes away - NewsChannel 9 WSYR". Retrieved 2013-03-08.

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