Appeared (as "Stage Manager") in "Our Town" on Broadway. Drama (revival). Written by Thornton Wilder
. Directed by Donald Driver
. ANTA Playhouse: 27 Nov 1969-27 Dec 1969 (36 performances + 3 previews). Cast: Steve Alpert (as "Baseball Player"), John Beal
(as "Simon Stimson"), Ed Begley
(as "Dr. Gibbs"; final Broadway role), ...
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I'm not that pristine pure, I guess I've broken as many rules as the next feller. But I reckon my face looks honest enough and if people buy it, Hallelujah.
Won Broadway's 1948 Tony Award as best dramatic actor for the title role in "Mister Roberts" and award shared with Paul Kelly
for "Command Decision: and Basil Rathbone
for "The Heiress." He also won a second special Tony in 1979, and was additionally nominated for Broadway's 1975 Tony Award as best dramatic actor for "Clarence Darrow".
Often played strong, defensive, heroic characters that were always seeking peace and justice.