Appeared (as "The Director") in "Samson and Delilah" on Broadway. Comedy-tragedy. Written by Sven Lange
, as translated by Samuel S. Grossman. Greenwich Village Theatre: 17 Nov 1920-Mar 1921 (closing date unknown/143 performances). Cast: Jacob Ben-Ami
, Marie Bruce, Robert T. Haines, Robert Harrison, Sam Jaffe
, Jacob Kingsbury, ...
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E.G. Robinson | Edward Robinson | Mr. Edward G. Robinson
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Acting and painting have much in common. You begin with the external appearance and then strip away the layers to get to the essential core. This is reality and that is how an artist achieves truth. When you are acting, you are playing a part, you are being somebody else. You are also, at the same time, being yourself.
Although it has been said that Robinson chose his stage name after an actor he had seen and admired, later he said he was just trying to keep his birth initials. He was unsure as to why he had settled on Robinson but would have chosen a shorter name if allowed to do it again as it takes a long time to write Robinson in an autograph.
His short, squat frame