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Creator / Dan Hedaya

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Daniel G. Hedaya (born July 24, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York) is a prolific American character actor. He played the dictator Arius in Commando, Tully Alford in The Addams Family, Cher Horowitz's father Mel in Clueless, General Perez in Alien: Resurrection, Richard Nixon in Dick and Red the goblin bellboy in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, among many other roles. He also starred on Cheers and its short-lived spin-off The Tortellis as Carla Tortelli's ex-husband Nick.


His film roles include:


  • Playing Gertrude: He guest starred on Monk as the title character's father despite being only 13 years older than Tony Shalhoub.
  • Plays Great Ethnics: He often plays Italian-Americans and Latinos, even though he is the son of Sephardic Jewish immigrants from Syria.note 

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Cher's Dress

Cher's father does not approve of the dress she is wearing.

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