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Also Known As: Died: October 8, 1996
Born: January 26, 1913 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Nichols, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Acted with the Barter Theater Troupe
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Made Broadway debut as one of 90 extras in Max Reinhardt's production, "The Eternal Road"
1937:
Joined Maurice Evans' acting company; acted for two years in productions of "Henry IV" (as John of Lancaster), "Richard II" (as a servant to York) and an unabridged version of "Hamlet" (as a page); also toured with a production of "Richard II" in the same capacity
1941:
Played Richard in a revival of Eugene O'Neill's comedy-drama, "Ah! Wilderness" at the Guild Theater in NYC
1942:
Enjoyed a notable Broadway success as Private Quizz West in the production of the Maxwell Anderson play, "The Eve of St. Mark"
1943:
Signed by Warner Brothers; made feature film debut in the war drama, "Destination Tokyo", starring Cary Grant and John Garfield
1947:
Left Warner Bros.; free-lanced in films for the next few years (date approximate)
1947:
Returned to Broadway in the hit comedy, "John Loves Mary"
1949:
Played Mortimer Brewster in an hour-long TV presentation of the Broadway comedy, "Arsenic and Old Lace"
1950:
Last film for six years, "Cyrano de Bergerac"; played second lead in adaptation which starred Jose Ferrer
1950:
Acted opposite Katharine Hepburn in a production of the Shakespeare comedy, "As You Like It"
1952:
Returned to Broadway in the production, "I Am a Camera", playing the leading male role of writer Christopher Isherwood opposite Julie Harris
1954:
Played Bert Jefferson in a one-hour NBC adaptation of the Broadway comedy, "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
1954:
First TV series, "The Mask", an ABC mystery series in which he and Gary Merrill played lawyer brothers
1956:
Returned to features in the operetta adaptation, "The Vagabond King"
1958:
Again left films after playing the leading role in the cult William Castle horror thriller, "Macabre"
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Played the title role in the NBC serial drama, "Young Dr. Malone"
1963:
Acted in the Broadway production, "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe", by Edward Albee; played Henry Macy
1964:
Toured major US cities in a stage production of the hit comedy, "Mary, Mary"
1970:
Returned to feature film work: made rare non-US film credit, the Italian-made crime film, "Sacco and Vanzetti"
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Played Russell Barry on the ABC serial drama, "A World Apart"
1983:
Returned to Broadway in one of the three roles in another Edward Albee play, "The Man Who Had Three Arms", but play closed in 12 days
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Acted on Broadway in the revival of the George Bernard Shaw drama, "Heartbreak House"

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