He directed Christopher Fry
's translation of Edmond Rostand
's play, "Cyrano De Bergerac", in a Chichester Festival Production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Keith Michell
, Christopher Cazenove
, Barbara Jefford
, David Williams
, Bill Fraser
, Philip Anthony, Jeffrey Holland
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Jose Ferrer | Jose Ferrer in closing credits
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on his earring] I wear larger ones at home than I am wearing tonight. I'd like to have more, of course, but you can't find that many people who will give you one earring. [The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Oct. 14, 1972]
Won three Tony Awards, two for Best Actor (Dramatic): in 1947 for "Cyrano de Bergerac", a role he recreated in several following productions, including his Oscar-winning performance in the film version of Cyrano de Bergerac
(1950). He won again in 1952 for the original Broadway production of "The Shrike". Also in 1952, he won the Best Director Award for three plays: "The Shrike", "The Fourposter"...
The role of "Cyrano de Bergerac"