He acted in Clifford Odets' play, "Golden Boy," at the St. James' Theatre in London, England in the Group Theatre of New York production with Luther Adler and Lillian Emerson in the cast. Harold Clurman was director. Mordecai Gorelik was designer.
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Cpl. Lee Cobb | Lee Cobb | Lee Colt
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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The theater is the actor's medium. Movies are the director's medium. Television is nobody's medium.
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 ...