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Marty Brill
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Marty Brill appeared as Floyd Mills, Edith's cousin and Stephanie's dad in the opening episode of Season 9 of AITF.
Personal Information
Gender: Male
Born: (1932-05-06) May 6, 1932 (age 90)
Birthplace: Chicago, IL, U.S.
Occupation/
Career:
Actor/Comedian
Years active: 1951-present
Character/Series involvement
Series: All in the Family
Episodes appeared in: "Little Miss Bunker" in Season 9
Character played: Floyd Mills
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Marty Brill (born May 6, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois) guest starred on All in the Family as Floyd Mills, Edith Bunker's cousin and Stephanie's father, in the Season 9 opening episode "Little Miss Bunker", originating the role before being replaced by Ben Slack in the Season 9 episode "The Return of Stephanie's Father" (#23).

Brill was a comedian/writer/actor/musician who appeared regularly on 1960s and 1970s TV in both variety shows (The Ed Sullivan Show, The Merv Griffin Show, The Tonight Show) and sitcoms (The New Dick Van Dyke Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show). In the late 1970s, Marty Brill did some writing in the 1970s for the New Soupy Sales Show, also occasionally playing characters on the show, especially after Soupy's longtime sidekick Clyde Adler took ill during production of the series. He also was the lyricist for the short lived 1964 Broadway musical Cafe Crown.

Brill voiced King Koo Koo in the 1977 film Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure and sang one of the film's songs.

Discography

  • The Roving Balladeer
  • "Timber"[1]
  • James Blonde ("The Man From T.A.N.T.E.")[2]

He was involved with a comedy album called The Other Family. This was a take-off on The First Family but about the Khrushchevs in the Kremlin.

He dubbed The Six Shooter into Japanese - mentioned on SixiusXM Radio Classics.

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1969 Angel, Angel, Down We Go Maitre D'
1977 Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure King Koo Koo Voice
1984 The Pope of Greenwich Village Mel
1985 Basic Training General Strombs
1987 Talking Walls Floyd (final film role, to date)

References

  1. Billboard – August 18, 1956 p.65 "Timber 72 Brill gives a dramatic reading to this folkish ode."
  2. Marty Brill & Larry Foster – James Blonde ("The Man From T.A.N.T.E.") (Discogs)

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