Donald Sachs is an American actor, comedian, songwriter, and producer. He was born on May 22, 1937 in New York City. He started his career as a stand-up comic and went on to appear in several films, television shows, and stage productions.
Sachs began his career performing stand-up comedy in the late 1950s. His first film appearance was in the 1968 film 'The Producers'. He went on to appear in numerous other films, including 'The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter', 'The Boys from Brazil', and 'Sweet Charity'. He also starred in several television shows, such as 'Kojak', 'The Jeffersons', and 'Alice'.
Sachs is best known for his role as the lovable and bumbling Dr. Emmett Brown in the 'Back to the Future' trilogy. He also made a memorable cameo in 'Spaceballs' as the alien Yogurt. Sachs was a talented songwriter and wrote the theme song for 'The Jeffersons' as well as the title track for 'Back to the Future'.
In addition to his acting career, Sachs was also a successful producer. He produced the television series 'Alice', as well as the television movie 'The Producers'. He also served as an executive producer on the 'Back to the Future' trilogy.
Throughout his career, Sachs has received many awards and nominations for his work. He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor and a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in 'Back to the Future'. He also won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music or Comedy Program for his work on 'The Jeffersons'.
Donald Sachs is an incredibly talented actor, comedian, and producer. He has had a long and successful career and has touched the lives of millions of people through his work. He continues to be an inspiration to many young performers today.