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Elli thekingofbroadway

Elli is a performer with the combined talents of Zero Mostel, Nathan Lane, and Danny Kaye, Robin Williams, and Luciano Pavarotti.

Elli began his theatrical career in Los Angeles under the direction of the famous That Little Old Wine Maker ME! James Rawley & Rawley's best friend, Lee Strasberg. Some of the many varied roles he inhabited were Jud in Oklahoma, The Tin Man in the The Wizard of Oz, A-rab in West Side Story, Charlie Davenport in Annie Get Your Gun, Kralahome in The King & I, Nicely-Nicely in Guys & Dolls, he has also appeared in such favorites as Arsenic & Old Lace, Julius Caesar, Up the Down Staircase & Our Town, to name a few & is destined to play the part of Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof. Elli's unique look & mold-able image, added to the myriad of languages & accents he has perfected, lends itself to the diverse roles he plays.

For a while, Elli changed directions & lived his childhood dream of becoming a Hassidic Orthodox Rabbi & Cantor, leading religious services & teaching in Synagogues throughout the U.S. & Canada. He is now reviving his dream of taking his place on "The Great White Way," by lending his rich, multi-accented & multi-character voice to several children's audio tapes, radio & TV commercials, both in the U.S. & England.

In November 2002, Elli appeared as an extra (a Hasidic Jew) in the film, 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)filmed in Miami, Florida. In April 2003, he worked as an extra in the independent film Once Upon a Wedding (2005)as a barfly. In January, 2003 he performed the role of "Papa" in the Florida tour of "The Jazz Singer" which played South and Central Florida.

Since moving to NYC in 2004, he has been seen in commercials, promo spots for VH1's Metal Month, as featured background in several movies & been on stage at Birdland in Times Square, the Duplex & Marie's Crisis in the Village and has been seen singing & doing stand-up comedy at Stage 72 at the Triad.

Working on his third one-man show, Elli has become quite popular & well known on the Florida, New York & California Karaoke circuits & is lovingly referred to as "The King of Broadway."

Elli is a founding member of the Jewish improv group Improvodox, having just appeared in the feature films Rob the Mob opposite Michael Pitt & Nina Arianda and The Cobbler, starring Adam Sandler, Elli will next be seen as The Pawnbroker in John Wick 2 opposite Keanu Reeves set for Feb. 2017 release.

In addition to his busy performing schedule Elli started BroadwayKingom.com to review NYC Entertainment and interview Celebrities and is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA/AEA serving on several boards and committees there.

Upcoming: 4th Annual Chanukah Show, Dec 27th & Dec 28th 2016 at The Metropolitan Room in NYC as part of his "Jewish Holiday Cabaret" Series and watch for "An Evening with the music of Allan Sherman" in 2017.

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Credits Include

Year
Credit
2015
The Mysteries of Laura
TV Series
2015
High Maintenance
TV Series
2014
Watercooler Madness
TV Series
2014
Rob the Mob
as Elli Meyer
2014
Taxi Brooklyn
TV Series
2014
Away from Here
Film
2014
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
uncredited
2014
Casting Calls
TV Series
2014
The Cobbler
Film
2013
Fading Gigolo
uncredited
2013
N.Y.C. Underground
Video
2013
All Is Bright
Rabbi Elli unc
2012
Being Flynn
Homeless Guy u
2012
Revenge for Jolly!
Film
2012
Bunk
TV Series
2012
Head Over Heels 2
uncredited
2012
Where Is Joel Baum?
Film
2012
Last Night in Warsaw
Short
2012
Esau
Short
2011-2013
Unforgettable
TV Series
2011
The Resident
uncredited
2011
Arthur
uncredited
2011
This Must Be the Place
uncredited
2011
The Big C
TV Series
2011
The Heart, She Holler
TV Series
2010-2015
Blue Bloods
TV Series
2010
Cop Out
uncredited
2010
How to Make It in America
TV Series
2010
Storm Up the Sky
Short
2010
Delocated
TV Series
2010
All Good Things
Hippie Dude un
2010
Boardwalk Empire
TV Series
2009
Here and There
Film
2009
The International
uncredited
2009
Loving Leah
TV Movie
2009
Damages
TV Series
2009
Love away
Man with Shoppi
2009
Cold Souls
Russian Airline
2009
Flight of the Conchords
TV Series
2009
Duplicity
uncredited
2009
The Unusuals
TV Series
2009
The Good Wife
TV Series
2009
Bored to Death
TV Series
2009
Desert Flower
European Man u
2009
Rescue Me
TV Series
2009
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
uncredited
2008
27 Dresses
Rabbi uncredit
2008
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
TV Series
2008
The Naked Brothers Band
TV Series
2008
Glow Ropes: The Rise and Fall of a Bar Mitzvah Emc
Film
2008
New York, I Love You
uncredited
2008
Without a Trace
TV Series
2008
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
uncredited
2008
Fidelity
Video short
2007-2009
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
TV Series
2007
The Knights of Prosperity
TV Series
2007
Kidnapped
TV Series
2007
Six Degrees
TV Series
2007
The Sopranos
TV Series
2007
Oy Vey!
Short
2007
Enchanted
uncredited
2007
P.S. I Love You
Rabbi uncredit
2005
Game 6
Hassidic Rabbi
2005
Once Upon a Wedding
Barfly uncredi
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