Appeared (as "William Spain"; final Broadway role) in "Miss Lonelyhearts" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Howard Teichmann
, from the novel by Nathanael West
. Scenic Design / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
. Directed by Alan Schneider
. Music Box Theatre: 3 Oct 1957-12 Oct 1957 (12 performances). Cast: Irene Dailey, Maurice Ellis,...
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[interviewed in 1982]: I despise the Method, as do Helen Hayes, Laurence Olivier, and as Jack Barrymore surely would have. I think the Method has ruined an awful lot of potentially fine actors. Look, the theatre is nothing but a mystique. It's nebulous. You get the part, you study your lines, you see what you can do with it and, finally, you evolve yourself into the part. But the Method - be a ...
O'Brien formed his own production company in 1944 which made only one motion picture, Secret Command