Squaring the Circle. Comedy. Written by Valentin Kataev
, from a translation by Charles Malamuth and Gene Lyons
. Lyceum Theatre: 3 Oct 1935- Jan 1936 (closing date unknown/108 performances). As "Emilian Tonkonogov" [appeared as Albert Van Dekker].
Albert Decker | Albert Van Dekker | Albert van Dekker
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
The theater is a horrible place in which to make a living. They sit you on the shelf for years. They take you off and brush you off and later you have to find your way back to that shelf.
Accidentally hanged himself. On May 5, 1968, Dekker was found dead in his Hollywood apartment after failing to answer numerous phone calls for two days. Although money and camera equipment were missing, there were no signs of forced entry. He was found naked, kneeling in his bathtub with a noose around his neck that was looped around the shower curtain rod. He was handcuffed, blindfolded, gagged ...