Efrem Jr Zimbalist
- Category : 1918-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Planning 4
American actor known for his starring roles in the television series 77 Sunset Strip and The F.B.I. He is also known as recurring character "Dandy Jim Buckley" in the series Maverick and as the voice behind the character Alfred Pennyworth in Batman: The Animated Series and associated spin-offs. He also voiced Doctor Octopus in the 1990s Spider-Man animated series and the 2000 PC, Dreamcast and PlayStation Spider-Man action-adventure video game, and Justin Hammer from the second season of the 1994 Iron Man animated series.
Zimbalist was born to Jewish immigrants Efrem Zimbalist Sr. (1889–1985), a famous Russian-born violinist, and Alma Gluck (1884–1938), an equally famous Romanian-born operatic soprano. He had an older sister, Mary (1915–2008), along with a half-sister from his mother's first marriage, author Marcia Davenport (1903–1996). His stepmother was Mary Louise Curtis Bok Zimbalist, the founder of the Curtis Institute of Music.
Zimbalist wrote an autobiography, My Dinner of Herbs, published by Limelight Editions, New York. His daughter was actress Stephanie Zimbalist. He died in Solvang, California, at the age of 95 on 2 May 2014 from natural causes.