ActorFilm Producer

Eli Wallach Net Worth

Eli Wallach was a prominent American actor who had a net worth of $6 million at the time of his death. Eli Wallach debuted on Broadway in 1945 and developed an impressive career over the next seven decades, ultimately appearing in over 90 films and many theatre productions. He appeared in such acclaimed projects as, “The Magnificent Seven”, “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”, and “The Godfather: Part III”. Eli won multiple BAFTA, Emmy, and Tony Awards, and an Honorary Oscar. Eli Wallach died on June 24, 2014 at the age of 98 from natural causes. He is survived by his wife, three children, five grand children and seven great-grandchildren.

Eli Wallach Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More

Eli Wallach's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:

Eli Wallach Wealth Info
Net Worth$6 Million
Date of BirthDecember 7, 1915 - June 24, 2014 (age 98 years)
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
ProfessionActor, Film Producer


Wallach began his career as an actor in theatre. After returning to New York, he continued taking acting classes at the Dramatic Workshop of the New School under German director Erwin Piscator. He later became a founding member of the Actors Studio under instructor Lee Strasberg, where he studied with other students like Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, and Sidney Lumet, as well as his future wife, Anne Jackson. He was also one of Marilyn Monroe’s first friends when she started training at the Actors Studio.

Personal Life

In March of 1948, Wallach married stage actress Anne Jackson. The two remained married for 66 years until Wallach’s death in 2014. The couple had three children together – Peter, Roberta, and Katherine. In his personal life, Wallach never drank and had to ask for guidance on how to portray drunken characters for some of his roles.

Inspirational Quotes by Eli Wallach

Yes, I won the Bafta. I thought the British were very intelligent.

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I always wanted to tell stories and act.

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What is it in my makeup that makes me grab any offer and fly around the world? Will I ever be satisfied? Can't I ever just rest?

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Well, I was getting a lot of money then, and I wasn't getting any Hollywood films, so I just did those. I'd always do a play in between. Whenever I ran low on funds, I'd always rush off to do a movie somewhere.

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Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you've got a pretty neck.

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