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David Atkinson (III) (1921–2012)

David Atkinson was born on October 20, 1921 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He was an actor, known for The 22nd Annual Tony Awards (1968), Trouble in Tahiti (1952) and Folio (1955). He died on October 4, 2012. See full bio »


(age 90)

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Known For

The 22nd Annual Tony Awards
The 22nd Annual Tony Awards Himself - Performer
Trouble in Tahiti
Folio Count Danilo Danilovitch


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 1955 The Chocolate Soldier (TV Movie)
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 1953 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- Cinderella '53 (1953)
 1953 NBC Television Opera Theatre (TV Series)
- Carmen (1953)
 1952 Trouble in Tahiti (TV Movie)
 1950 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series)
- Whoopee (1950)
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 1968 The 22nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "The Impossible Dream")
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 1968 The 22nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Performer
 1964 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #3.15 (1964) ... Himself - Guest
 1961 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.200 (1961) ... Himself
- Episode #4.70 (1961) ... Himself
 1957 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #10.39 (1957) ... Himself
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 1993 Great Performances (TV Series)
Sam from 'Trouble in Tahiti'
- Leonard Bernstein: The Gift of Music (1993) ... Sam from 'Trouble in Tahiti'

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Other Works:

He acted in Brian Friel's play, "The Freedom of the City", at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Stephen Rea, Carmel McSharry, Basil Dignam, Matthew Guinness, Alex McCrindle, Louis Haslar, Nick Llewellyn, Peter Adair, Michael O'Hagan and Bob Sherman in the cast. Albert Finney was the director. See more »

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Longtime member of the New York City Opera, who starred in several City Center revivals of Broadway musicals.

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