Appeared (as "Benjamin Franklin") in "1776" on Broadway. Historical musical. Book by Peter Stone
. Music / Lyrics by Sherman Edwards
. Musical Director / Dance Arrangements by Peter Howard. Music orchestrated by Eddie Sauter
. Vocal arrangements by Elise Bretton. Scenic Design / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
. Costume Design by '...
Howard DaSylva | Howard da Silva
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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As long as my parts have some meat in them, I'm not going to bite the hand that feeds me.
Had a remarkably long career on the Broadway stage as an actor, director and playwright, working there from 1930-1982. His most notable production was in the hit Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical, Oklahoma! originating the role of Jud Fry for 2212 performances.