Children From Their Games. Written by Irwin Shaw
. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Directed by Sam Wanamaker
. Morosco Theatre: 11 Apr 1963- 13 Apr 1963 (4 performances + 2 previews that began on 10 Apr 1963). Cast: Peggy Cass
(as "Vera von Stobel"), Martin Gabel
(as "Melvin Peabody"), Gene Hackman
(as "Charles Widgin Rochambeau")...
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
I came to New York when I was 25, and I worked at Howard Johnson's in Times Square, where I did the door in this completely silly uniform. Before that, I had been a student at the Pasadena Playhouse, where I had been awarded the least-likely-to-succeed prize, along with my pal Dustin Hoffman
, which was a big reason we set off for New York together. Out of nowhere, this teacher I totally despised ...
asked for the part of Rankin Fitch in Runaway Jury
(2003), which had gone to Hackman. Hoffman admits to asking, "Can't you get rid of Gene and give me the part?".
Prefers to come to a role with minimal rehearsal