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Norman Lloyd Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Death, Wife

Norman Lloyd Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 64 kg
Date of Birth November 8, 1914
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Date of Death May 11, 2021

Norman Lloyd was an American actor, director, and producer who enjoyed a long-lasting acting career of more than 90 years in Hollywood. Some of his most notable films are Saboteur (1942), Spellbound (1945), The Southerner (1945), A Walk in the Sun (1945), Dead Poets Society (1989), The Age of Innocence (1993), He Ran All the Way (1951), Limelight (1952), etc. Furthermore, his most prominent television appearance was in the medical drama St. Elsewhere (1982-1988).

Born Name

Norman Nathan Perlmutter

Nick Name

Norman Lloyd

Norman Lloyd as photographed for the 1945 film Spellbound
Norman Lloyd as photographed for the 1945 film Spellbound (Selznick International Pictures / Wikimedia / Public Domain)


He was born on November 8, 1914.


He passed away from natural causes on May 11, 2021, at the age of 106 years in Los Angeles, California.

Sun Sign


Born Place

Jersey City, New Jersey, United States





He studied at Boys High School in Brooklyn and graduated in 1929.

Furthermore, he attended New York University but dropped out before graduating.


Actor, Producer, Director


  • Father – Max Perlmutter (Accountant, Salesman, Proprietor of a Furniture Store)
  • Mother – Sadie Horowitz (Bookkeeper, Housewife)
  • Siblings – Ruth Lloyd (Sister), Janice Lloyd (Sister)

Net Worth

At the time of his death, Norman Lloyd’s net worth was $5 million according to




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


64 kg or 141 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Norman Lloyd had dated –

  1. Peggy Craven (1936-2011) – He first met the stage actress Peggy Craven in 1927 when they both starred in the Broadway play, Crime. The two wed on June 29, 1936, and raised 2 children together – a son named Michael Lloyd and a daughter named Josie Lloyd (May 28, 1940 – September 30, 2020). The couple was married for more than 75 years, one of the longest in show business history, until Peggy’s death on August 30, 2011.
Norman Lloyd as photographed for the 1942 film Saboteur
Norman Lloyd as photographed for the 1942 film Saboteur (Universal Pictures / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Race / Ethnicity


He had Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

However, his hair had turned ‘Gray’ by the time of his death.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Short stature
  • He loved regaling people with stories of his past experiences.
  • Mid-Atlantic, commanding voice
Norman Lloyd as seen in 2007
Norman Lloyd as seen in 2007 (Harry Cason / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED)

Norman Lloyd Facts

  1. His longevity was credited to his lifelong habit of playing tennis, which he began at the age of 8 years. He continued to play twice a week until July 2015.
  2. Lloyd grew up idolizing Charlie Chaplin and formed a friendship with Chaplin later in life that lasted for 30 years until Chaplin’s death on December 25, 1977.
  3. On the occasion of his 100th birthday, November 8, 2014, was declared ‘Norman Lloyd Day’ by the Los Angeles City Council.
  4. Lloyd and Tippi Hedren (Dakota Johnson‘s grandmother) are the only 2 performers who worked with both Charlie Chaplin and Alfred Hitchcock.
  5. His fan-favorite character of Dr. Daniel Auschlander on St. Elsewhere was initially planned only for a 4 episode arc. But, he ended up as the main cast and lasted for the entire 6 seasons of the show’s run.
  6. Lloyd and the Australian dancer, choreographer and fellow centenarian Eileen Kramer were born on the exact same day i.e., November 8, 1914.
  7. His last film was Trainwreck (2015) starring Amy Schumer and Bill Hader. Additionally, he is the oldest actor to take retirement from acting at the age of 100 years
  8. Lloyd is one of the oldest-lived actors in recorded history, having lived to be 106 years old.
  9. Two of his films have been Best Picture Oscar nominees: Spellbound (1945) and Dead Poets Society (1989).

Featured Image by Selznick International Pictures / Wikimedia / Public Domain

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