The Gentle People (1939). Drama. Written by Irwin Shaw
. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. Directed by Harold Clurman
. Belasco Theatre: 5 Jan 1939- May 1939 (closing date unknown/141 performances). Cast: Katherine Allen, Roman Bohnen
(as "Philip Anagnos"), Harry Bratsburg, Grover Burgess
(as "Judge"), Lee J. Cobb
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Cpl. Lee Cobb | Lee Cobb | Lee Colt
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
We all want to play romantic figures. But because I lost my hair I was stuck playing butchers and crooks.
In his autobiography "Timebends," Arthur Miller
says that Lee J. Cobb
was his favorite Willy Loman. He also says that Cobb was never really a leftist as he was apolitical, but that he had been attracted to left-wing and anti-Nazi causes during the Depression as had many people who were trying to do right. Thus, Miller never held the fact that he was a friendly witness before HUAAC against him. A ...
Bulky, broad-shouldered frame