Purlie Victorious. Comedy. Written by Ossie Davis
. Directed by Howard Da Silva
. Cort Theatre (moved to The Longacre Theatre from 20 Nov 1961- 13 May 1962): 28 Sep 1961- 13 May 1962 (261 performances). Cast: Ossie Davis (as "Purlie Victorious Judson"), Ruby Dee
(as "Lutiebell Gussie Mae Jenkins"), Sorrell Booke
(as "Ol' Cap'n ...
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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