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Morey Amsterdam

Moritz "Morey" Amsterdam (December 14, 1908 – October 27, 1996) was an American actor and comedian. He was known for the role of Buddy Sorrell on CBS's The Dick Van Dyke Show from 1961 to 1966.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 14th, 1908 (Chicago), Died October 26th, 1996 (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: performer, songwriter


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-92731 10-in. 7/17/1935 Plain old me Connecticut Yankees ; Stewart Sisters ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal trio songwriter  
Decca 82688 4/15/1952 True, mon, true Morey Amsterdam performer  
Decca 82689 4/15/1952 My wife does the cutest thing Morey Amsterdam performer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Amsterdam, Morey," accessed July 29, 2021,

Amsterdam, Morey. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from

"Amsterdam, Morey." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.

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