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Born: January 19, 1926 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1952:
Stage acting debut with Barter Theatre, Abingdon, VA
1953:
Joined the Group 20 Players in Wellesley, MA
1954:
Off-Broadway debut, "The Way of the World"
1955:
Broadway debut, "The Chalk Garden"
1955:
Narrated the film "The Crimson Curtain"
1955:
Early TV appearance on "Kraft Television Theatre"
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During the 1950s, appeared with the American Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, CT
1958:
Was "Hamlet" for the American Shakespeare Festival
1958:
Had title role of "Hamlet" at the American Shakespeare Festival
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Was a member of the Phoenix Theatre Company in NYC
1964:
Made first feature film appearance, "Fail Safe"
1964:
Film acting debut, "Fail Safe"
1967:
TV-movie debut, "The Borgia Stick" (NBC)
1970:
Breakthrough stage role in the Broadway production of "Child's Play"; won Tony Award as Lead Actor in a Play
1978:
Starred in NBC miniseries, "Holocaust"
1978:
Cast opposite Rosemary Harris as the patriarch Josef Weiss in the NBC miniseries "Holocaust"
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Featured in two Lanford Wilson plays at the Circle Repertory Company, "A Tale Told" (1981) and "Angels Fall" (1982-1983)
1986:
Last feature film role to date, "Power"
1992:
Cast as US Senator Everett Dirksen in the HBO biopic "Citizen Cohn"
1997:
Had featured role in the Showtime TV-movie "Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women"
2000:
Co-starred in an Off-Broadway staging of Shaw's "Don Juan in Hell"

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