Starred in "Play of the Week" series on Channel 13 (New York) for Eugene O'Neill
's "The Iceman Cometh", 1960s.
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Jason Robards Jr. | Jason Robards Sr.
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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I would much rather be on the stage. I do films, but I've really been on stage most of my life. It's not only more of an emotional experience, but it's also a communication. It's the satisfaction of saying something about the human condition through the author, with the actors acting as the instrument, and then hearing the audience response.
Was the first winner of a Best Actor Obie Award, which recognize achievement in the off-Broadway theater, for playing Hickey in the revival of Eugene O'Neill
's The Iceman Cometh during the 1955-1956 season. He tied for the best actor award with George Voskovec
, who was cited for Uncle Vanya.
Gravelly but commanding voice