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William Makepeace Thackeray
He acted in S.N. Behrman's adaptation of Jean Giraudoux's play, "Amphitryon 38," in a Theatre Guild production at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne, Edith King, Richard Whorf, George Meader, Alan Hewitt, Barry Thomson, Kathleen Roland, Jacqueline Paige, and Ernestine De Becker in the cast. ...
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
The lens is the actor's best critic... showing his mind more clearly than on the stage. You can get wonderful cooperation out of the lens if you are true, but God help you if you are not. Pictures are much harder to do than the theater... You're at the mercy of the camera angles and the piecemeal technique.
Greenstreet had a great theatrical career before making his film debut in "The Maltese Falcon." He is reported to have acted in every major Shakespearean play and committed 12,000 lines of Shakepearean verse to memory.