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Jewish Actor and Wife Reported Killed

February 22, 1923
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The American Yiddish actor, Jabob Kalich and his wife, Mollie Picon, also an actress, were killed in an automobile accident, according to a letter received here from Bucharest.

Kalich has been in Europe two years in company of his wife. He commenced his career as an actor in the company of Joseph Kessler in Chicago. Later he started a theatre of his own in Boston. His performances in Europe met with marked success. Kalich had also done considerable writing for the Yiddish press.

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