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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
Made Broadway debut as one of 90 extras in Max Reinhardt's production, "The Eternal Road"
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
Played Richard in a revival of Eugene O'Neill's comedy-drama, "Ah! Wilderness" at the Guild Theater in NYC
Enjoyed a notable Broadway success as Private Quizz West in the production of the Maxwell Anderson play, "The Eve of St. Mark"
Signed by Warner Brothers; made feature film debut in the war drama, "Destination Tokyo", starring Cary Grant and John Garfield
Left Warner Bros.; free-lanced in films for the next few years (date approximate)
Returned to Broadway in the hit comedy, "John Loves Mary"
Played Mortimer Brewster in an hour-long TV presentation of the Broadway comedy, "Arsenic and Old Lace"
Last film for six years, "Cyrano de Bergerac"; played second lead in adaptation which starred Jose Ferrer
Acted opposite Katharine Hepburn in a production of the Shakespeare comedy, "As You Like It"
Returned to Broadway in the production, "I Am a Camera", playing the leading male role of writer Christopher Isherwood opposite Julie Harris
Played Bert Jefferson in a one-hour NBC adaptation of the Broadway comedy, "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
First TV series, "The Mask", an ABC mystery series in which he and Gary Merrill played lawyer brothers
Returned to features in the operetta adaptation, "The Vagabond King"
Again left films after playing the leading role in the cult William Castle horror thriller, "Macabre"
Played the title role in the NBC serial drama, "Young Dr. Malone"
Acted in the Broadway production, "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe", by Edward Albee; played Henry Macy
Toured major US cities in a stage production of the hit comedy, "Mary, Mary"
Returned to feature film work: made rare non-US film credit, the Italian-made crime film, "Sacco and Vanzetti"
Played Russell Barry on the ABC serial drama, "A World Apart"
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
Acted on Broadway in the revival of the George Bernard Shaw drama, "Heartbreak House"
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