He acted Arthur Miller's play, "Creation of the World and Other Business" in a Bonnie Franklin's Classic Contemporary American Play production at the Ford Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Robert Guillaume, Jordan Belfi, Lanai Chapman, Marsha Kramer, Jack Riley, Randy Kravis, and Andy Hirsch in the cast. John Bowab was ...
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Jamie Cromwell | Jim Crowell
6' 6½" (1.99 m)
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I was embarrassed by the director, Blake Edwards
, who looked at me and said, "What am I supposed to do with THAT?". I was a little hurt to be referred to as an inanimate object at an audition. I was told by my agent that a number of big stars won't work with anyone two inches taller than them and most of them are under six feet, so you have to be prepared to have trouble.
After focusing for decades on film and television, Cromwell returned to the stage in March 2012, after an absence of 13 years, in the role of Pozzo in Samuel Beckett
's "Waiting for Godot" at the Los Angeles Mark Taper Forum. Prior to that, he appeared in Tom Stoppard
's "The Invention of Love" at the ACT Theatre in 1999.
Frequently plays men with positions of authority