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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[on the producers of "War and Peace"] Their idea of Pierre was that he look as much like Rock Hudson as possible.
Fonda was a member of the University Players, a group of young actors located in Falmouth near Provincetown. Other members included Joshua Logan, Kent Smith, Myron McCormick, Bretaigne Windust, Charles Arnt, Mildred Natwick, James Stewart, Barbara O'Neill, and future wife Magaret Sullavan. They stayed together for four years.
Noticeable for his "cat-like" walk, especially in westerns: moving at a slow but clock- like tempo, throwing forward one foot at time, while letting the arms dangle loosely at his sides.