The Zulu and the Zayda. Musical comedy. Book by Howard Da Silva
and Felix Leon. Music by Harold Rome
. Lyrics by Harold J. Rome. Based on a story by Dan Jacobson. Music orchestrated by Meyer Kupferman. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by William Eckart
and Jean Eckart
. Directed by Dore Schary
. Cort Theatre: 10 Nov 1965- 16 Apr ...
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(On Live and Let Die) There were so many problems with that script. I was too afraid of coming off like Mantan Moreland. I had to dig deep in my soul and brain and come up with a level of reality that would offset the sea of stereotype crap that Tom Mankiewicz wrote that had nothing to do with the Black experience or culture. The way Kananga dies was a joke, and well, the entire experience was ...
Both parents are African Jews. In an interview he said being fully Black and Jewish gave other kids even more reason to pick on him growing up in New York City. However, to this day, he remains a devout, practicing Jew.
Often plays police detectives and military officers