Zohra Lampert is a famous actress from United States. She was born on May 13, 1937. Zohra Lampert was the daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants. Her father owned a hardware store. She went to the High School of Music and Art in New York City. From there she attended the University of Chicago.
Zohra Lampert has appeared in numerous TV shows and movies. She has been nominated for Emmy awards and was a part of the Second City comedy troupe. However, her career did not take off until she gained more importance. In the 1970s and ’80s, she played character roles in television, and later made a more featured appearance in films.
Zohra was first noticed for her role in Elia Kazan’s drama Splendor in the Grass. She appeared in several other minor stage and film projects in the 1960s and ’70s. The actor won the Emmy award for her performance on the TV series Kojak in 1975.
She was also seen in the television series Alphabet City (1984) and Izzy & Moe (1985). After she left the screen for nearly a decade, she returned for three movies. She starred in Zenith (2010), Sexual Secrets (2014), and The Hungry Ghosts (2009).
She later had an acting stint with the Lincoln Center Reperator Theatre. It was then that she started to get more attention for her performance in foreign countries. During the late ’80s, she became a commercial spokesperson for “Goya” food products. She also appeared in the 1999 film The Eden Myth, as well as in the 2000 movie The Exorcist III.
Lampert was briefly married to actor Bill Alton. However, they divorced in 1958. She later married renowned radio broadcaster Jonathan Schwartz. They had a son named Matthew.
Zohra Lampert graduated from the University of Chicago. She began her career as an actor when she was 17 years old. During the mid-1960s, she had numerous supporting roles in television programs. During this time, she passed over for roles such as Hey, Let’s Twist! and A Fine Madness.
During the 1970s, she acted in the thriller Let’s Scare Jessica to Death. Lampert also made an appearance in the drama The Suicide’s Wife.
Although she didn’t have a lead role on screen, Lampert had an impact with her performances. Despite her small role in the cult classic Pay or Die, she was a notable actor. When she married Schwartz in 2010, the couple had two children. One child is a son, and the other a daughter.
Besides being a popular actress, Zohra has been able to increase her net worth over the years. Most of her income is from her acting career. As of January 2011, she has a net worth of at least $1 million. With her height of 1.73 meters and her zodiac sign as Taurus, it is a safe bet that she has a significant amount of money behind her. Moreover, she is known for her soothing voice.