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|Born:||June 18, 1934||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||St Louis, Missouri, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Stage acting debut as Petruchio in "Kiss Me, Kate"
Played principal roles in New York Shakespeare Festival productions of "Antony and Cleopatra", "As You Like It" and "Hamlet" in the 1960s
Toured in "Camelot" as Sir Dinadan
Cast as John Dickinson in the award-winning stage musical "1776"; later toured in the role
Appeared on Broadway alongside John Lithgow in the drama "The Changing Room"
Film acting debut "The Money"; bit part with then-un known Danny DeVito
TV-movie debut in the NBC drama "The Silence"
Portrayed Henry Clay in the PBS miniseries "The Adams Chronicles"
Co-starred with Liv Ullmann in the short-lived stage musical "I Remember Mama"
Replaced Len Cariou in title role of Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd" on Broadway, opposite Dorothy Louden; later headed touring production opposite Angela Lansbury
Nominated for Tony for his role in the Broadway revival of "Watch on the Rhine"
Garnered second Tony nomination for the ill-fated musical "A Doll's Life", a sequel to Ibsen's "A Doll's House"
Won first Tony for his portrayal of drag queen Albin in the gender-bending musical farce "La Cage aux Folles"
Starred as Ben Stone in a concert staging of teh Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical "Follies"; production taped and aired on PBS
Won Emmy for reprising his role as the demon barber of Fleet Street in Showtime production of "Sweeney Todd", again co-starring with Lansbury
Reprised role of Albin in London production of "La Cage aux Folles"
Appeared as the patriarch in the stage musical adaptation of "Meet Me in St. Louis"
Co-starred with Robert Redford and Dan Aykroyd in the high-tech caper "Sneakers"
Won second Tony for supporting performance as Max von Mayerling in "Sunset Boulevard", opposite Glenn Close's Norma Desmond
Played Otto Frank, Anne's father, in Broadway re-staging of "The Diary of Anne Frank"; original play was partially re-written by Wendy Kesselman
Played a judge sympathetic to the IRA in the drama "The Devil's Own" opposite Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt
Earned Tony nomination for performance in "Putting It Together", a Sondheim musical revue co-starring Carol Burnett and Bronson Pinchot
Reunited with Close in the TV-movie "Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End" (CBS)
Replaced an ailing Bryn Terfel in concert staging of Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd", performed in honor of the composer's 70th birthday
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