The Sound of Music
(performer: "Edelweiss" 1959 - uncredited, "Something Good" 1965 - uncredited, "The Sound Of Music" - uncredited / "The Sound of Music" 1959 - uncredited, "So Long, Farewell" 1959 - uncredited)
The Lark (1955). Drama. Written by Jean Anouilh
. Book adapted by Lillian Hellman
. Incidental music by Leonard Bernstein
. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner
. Costume Design by Alvin Colt. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Assistant Scenic Design: John Harvey. Assistant Costume Design: Frank Spencer. Directed by Joseph Anthony
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5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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[of Franchot Tone
, who starred onstage with him in "The Petrified Forest"] His sense of humor, as one might guess, was seemingly self-deprecating, drawn always from this inexplicable inner torment. These vulnerable qualities were to make his Chekovian performances (Uncle Vanya and A Moon for the Misbegotten), both of whom I later saw, so memorable - a rare combination of lightness and poignancy...
Has won two Tony Awards: in 1974, as Best Actor (Musical), playing the title role in "Cyrano", and in 1997, as Best Actor (Play), playing the title role of John Barrymore
in "Barrymore". He has also been nominated for the Tony four other times: as Best Actor (Dramatic), in 1959 for "J.B.", and as Best Actor (Play)...
Rich smooth voice