One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Drama. Written by Dale Wasserman
. Based on the novel by Ken Kesey
. Incidental music by Teiji Ito. Directed by Alex Segal. Cort Theatre: 13 Nov 1963- 25 Jan 1964 (82 performances + 1 preview). Cast: Ed Ames
(as "Chief Bromden"), Malcolm Atterbury (as "Scanlon"), Clifford Cothren, William Daniels
The Ames Brothers | Edmon Ames
6' 3" (1.91 m)
Did You Know?
I am a secular Jew, but I feel strongly about Israel and the Jewish communities of Europe.
One of Ed Ames most memorable moments in television was when he threw his famous tomahawk on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
(1962) in 1965. He threw the tomahawk and it landed right between the target's legs, thus prompting "I didn't even know you were Jewish". This event prompted one of the longest laughs in television history.
Deep, rich, baritone voice
The Boston Baritone