Appeared (as "Associate Justice Daniel Snow"; final Broadway role) in "First Monday in October" on Broadway. Written by Jerome Lawrence
and Robert E. Lee
. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Costume Design by Ann Roth. Lighting Design by Roger Morgan. Directed by Edwin Sherin
Majestic Theatre (moved to The ANTA Playhouse 14 Nov 1978...
1 Biographical Movie |
13 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
8 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
7 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Did You Know?
[on War and Peace
(1956) and referring to author of book Leo Tolstoy
] When I first agreed to do it, the screenplay by Irwin Shaw
was fine, but what happened? King Vidor
used to go home nights with his wife and rewrite it. All the genius of Tolstoy went out the window.
He periodically returned to the legitimate stage throughout his career (Mister Roberts, Critic's Choice and First Monday in October), but missed out on the chance to create the role of George in the original Broadway production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. His agent rejected the script out of hand, without consulting him. The agent gave as his reason the assertion that, "You don't want to ...