End as a Man. Written by Calder Willingham
. based on his book. Directed by Jack Garfein
. Vanderbilt Theatre (moved to The Lyceum Theatre from 17 Dec 1953- close): 14 Oct 1953- 16 Jan 1954 (105 performances). Cast: Robert Dirk, Anthony Franciosa
(as "Starkson") [Broadway debut], Ben Gazzara
(as "Jocko de Paris") [Broadway debut]...
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5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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[on John Cassavetes
as a director] He set the climate for an actor to feel free to give whatever, and if it didn't work, it didn't work.
He and his Road House costar Patrick Swayze both died from pancreatic cancer. Swayze in 2009, and Gazzara in 2012.
Often played characters whose charming veneer masked inner turmoil or even anguish