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  • Vic Tayback

    Born on January 6, 1930 in New York, New York

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Alice (1976)

Vic Tayback as "Mel Sharples"

After her husband is killed in a trucking accident, Alice packs up the car and her son, Tommy, and heads to Hollywood, dreaming of a singing career. Her car breaks down in Phoenix, forcing her to take a job at Mel's Diner, a greasy spoon where gruff owner Mel barks orders to Alice and her fellow waitresses.

Golden Globe (1982) Nominated Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Golden Globe (1981) Won Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Golden Globe (1980) Won Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

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