Bert Lahr. The Cowardly Lion, Zeke. Bert Lahr [1895–1967] (Zeke / The Cowardly Lion) reportedly added his own dialogue to "The Wizard of Oz" and remained in motion pictures until his final role in 1968's "The Night They Raided Minsky's." His son, John Larh, grew up to become a drama critic and distinguished author of 16 books including the bestselling Notes On a Cowardly Lion: The Biography of Bert Lahr.
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