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)
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We all want to play romantic figures. But because I lost my hair I was stuck playing butchers and crooks.
Was a good friend with screenwriter Alvah Bessie
, a Communist Party member who was one of the Hollywood 10, until Cobb refused to lend him $500 in the late 1940s. Bessie had been ruined financially by legal fees connected to his appeals of his contempt citation issued by the House Un-American Activities Commission (HUAC). Bessie and other members of the Hollywood 10 braved the Committee's ...
Known for his angry scowl