The Great White Hope. Drama. Written by Howard Sackler
. Music arranged by Charles Gross. Scenic Design by Robin Wagner. Directed by Edwin Sherin
. Alvin Theatre: 3 Oct 1968- 31 Jan 1970 (546 performances + 15 previews). Cast: Jane Alexander
(as "Eleanor Bachman"), Thomas Anderson (as "Negro Man/Jack's Friend/Member of The ...
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James Earl Boggins Jones
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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His parents were both African-American. He is also said to have Native American (Choctaw and Cherokee) and Irish ancestry. His maternal great-great-grandmother is said to be Parthenia Connolly, a native of Ireland who worked as an indentured servant, and who married a former slave named Brice. Because Brice had no surname of his own, he took his wife's name, "Connolly".
Unmistakeable contagious laugh