The Rope Dancers. Drama. Written by Morton Wishengrad. Directed by Peter Hall. Cort Theatre (moved to Henry Miller's Theatre from 27 Jan 1958- close): 20 Nov 1957- 3 May 1958 (189 performances). Cast: Art Carney
(as "James Hyland"), Siobhan McKenna
(as "Margaret Hyland"), Joan Blondell
(as "Mrs. Farrow"), Theodore Bikel
3 Portrayals |
9 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
An actor can survive a bad play, particularly if his performance is well received. But a bad movie...
He talked his way into a job with the popular Horace Heidt
Orchestra and went on the road for more than three years, doing impressions, novelty songs, and some announcing for Heidt's radio show "Pot o' Gold". In 1941, when the orchestra was asked to make a movie, Carney was handed a small role. He also specialized in dialects.