Appeared in "Danton's Death" on Broadway (revival). Written by Georg Buchner
. New English version by Herbert Blau
(also director). Vivian Beaumont Theatre: 21 Oct 1965-27 Nov 1965 (46 performances + 10 previews that began on 12 Oct 1965). Cast: Ruth Attaway
, Frank Bayer, Stanley Beck, Alan Bergmann, Roscoe Lee Browne
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James Earl Boggins Jones
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[on the terrible stutter he suffered from as a young man]: One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can't utter.
Is one of only 14 individuals who are an "EGOT", meaning that he has received at least one of all of the four major entertainment awards: an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony. The other recipients, in chronological order, are Richard Rodgers, Barbra Streisand, Helen Hayes, Rita Moreno, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud, Audrey Hepburn, Marvin Hamlisch, Jonathan Tunick, Mel Brooks, Mike Nichols, ...
Unmistakeable contagious laugh