Samberg, Isaac

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SAMBERG, ISAAC (Aizik ; 1889–1943), Polish Yiddish actor. Samberg helped to organize the Warsaw Central Theater in 1920 and acted in Sholem Asch's Motke the Thief and Gogol's Inspector-General. Joining the Vilna Troupe in 1923, he appeared with them in various productions. A relative of the Kaminskis, he also acted with their company in Shalom Aleichem, Peretz, and Shakespeare. He visited the U.S. in 1932, London in 1934, and played in the film version of Der Dybbuk, 1937. He and his wife Regina Zukor perished in Maidanek, or possibly in Dachau.