Glengarry Glen Ross (1984). Drama. Written by David Mamet
. Directed by Gregory Mosher. John Golden Theatre: 25 Mar 1984- 17 Feb 1985 (378 performances + 11 previews that began on 16 Mar 1984). Cast: Joe Mantegna
(as "Richard Roma"), Mike Nussbaum, Robert Prosky
(as "Shelly Levene"), Lane Smith
(as "James Lingk"), James Tolkan
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I never resented being called a character actor in New York, but with the caste system they have in Hollywood, you feel the little sting of it. There is a distinction made between the person who is getting $20 million and everyone else. You're the one directors know they don't have to worry about, so they can turn their attention to more pressing problems, like finding the star a bigger trailer.
Early jobs included social worker, encyclopedia salesman, junior high school teacher, and reporter.
Often played cowardly, sinister villains