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Also Known As: Died: November 28, 1999
Born: August 3, 1929 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1944:
Made acting debut on Broadway in "Snafu" at age 15
1946:
Appeared with Fredric March in "Year Ago"
1948:
Had supporting role in "Goodbye, My Fancy", starring Sam Wannamaker
1950:
Co-starred with Helen Hayes in "The Wisteria Trees", an Americanization of Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard"
1955:
Breakthrough stage role in "Inherit the Wind"
:
Moved to Hollywood and appeared in TV productions
1964:
Feature film debut, "Captain Newman, M.D."
1965:
Moved back to NYC
1986:
Starred opposite Jack Lemmon in revival of "Long Day's Journey Into Night"; earned Tony nomination
1999:
Final stage appearance in the Off-Broadway staging of "The Exact Center of the Universe"

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