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E. G. Marshall

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Also Known As: Died: August 24, 1998
Born: June 18, 1910 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Owatonna, Minnesota, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1932:
Began professional career on radio in St. Paul, Chicago, and Minneapolis
1933:
Left his home in Minneapolis to join the Oxford Players, a traveling Shakespearean company that toured the South and Southwest
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Oxford Players settled in Chicago and became the hub of the classical wing of the Federal Theater
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Moved to NYC and appeared in such Broadway productions as "The Iceman Cometh", "The Skin of Our Teeth", "Waiting for Godot" and "The Crucible"
1945:
Film debut, "The House on 92nd Street"
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Featured in a radio production of Eugene O'Neill's "The Iceman Cometh"
1946:
Featured performer on the radio series, "Theatre Guild on the Air"
1954:
First of four film performances for director Edward Dmytryk, "Broken Lance"
1956:
Appeared in the "Hallmark Hall of Fame" presentation of "The Little Foxes" on NBC
1957:
Breakthrough feature supporting role, Fourth Juror in Sidney Lumet's "Twelve Angry Men"
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TV debut as a series regular; starred as Lawrence Preston in the landmark CBS legal series, "The Defenders"
1966:
TV-movie debut, "The Poppy Is Also a Flower", an ABC drama produced by the United Nations to teach about the drug menace
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Starred as Dr. Benjamin Craig in NBC-TV's "The Doctors", a rotating segment of "The Bold Ones"
1972:
TV debut as a host/narrator, "American Lifestyle", a syndicated documentary series; the first of 20 such credits in as many years
1981:
Played the recurring role of Henri Denault on the popular CBS primetime soap, "Falcon Crest" (date approximate)
1981:
Narrated seven episodes of "The Gangster Chronicles", an NBC miniseries
1982:
Starred in a segment of the anthology horror film "Creepshow"; first collaboration with horror auteur George Romero
1982:
Cast as Ward Frazier on "The Phoenix", a short-lived ABC sci-fi series
1988:
Portrayed the father of candidate Tanner in Robert Altman's HBO miniseries, "Tanner '88"
1994:
Appeared as part of the distinguished ensemble of "Chicago Hope", a CBS medical drama
1997:
Featured in "Absolute Power"; final film performance
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Reprised his role as Lawrence Preston for two Showtime TV-movies based on "The Defenders"

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