A Slight Case of Murder. Comedy. Written by Damon Runyon and Howard Lindsay
. Directed by Damon Runyon
and Howard Lindsay. 48th Street Theatre: 11 Sep 1935- Nov 1935 (closing date unknown/69 performances). Cast: Marga Barbet, Sydney Booth
(as "Gammon Smith"), Eleanor Brent, Paul E. Burns, Georgia Caine, George Christie
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Jose Ferrer | Jose Ferrer in closing credits
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
[on his pierced left ear] I have a lady friend who kept telling me I had to get my ear pierced. I said to her, 'If you only knew how boring it is to listen to you tell me I should get my ear pierced.' The other day I told her, 'If you only knew how boring it is to listen to people ask me why I got my ear pierced.' [Oakland Tribune, May 23, 1974]
His most famous performance was as "Cyrano de Bergerac". He played the role on the stage in 1946 and 1953, on film in 1950 (Cyrano de Bergerac
(1950), winning the Oscar for that performance, and on live television in 1949 and 1955. He played Cyrano again in the French film Cyrano et d'Artagnan
(1964). He won the Tony for his stage portrayal of the role in 1947, and is one of only nine actors to ...