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Alfred Drake (1914–1992)

One of Broadway's most venerable, respected musical leading men, Alfred Drake created the male leads in "Oklahoma!" (1943), "Kiss Me Kate" (1949) and "Kismet" (1953). Sadly, he re-created none of these roles on screen. Very much a man of his beloved live theater, he never did go to Hollywood, except for the starring role in "Tars and Spars" (1946)... See full bio »

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 1985 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Roman St. George
- Autumn Thieves (1985) ... Roman St. George
 1964/I Hamlet
 1963 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Loui Zakin
- The Legend of Lylah Clare (1963) ... Loui Zakin
 1958 Kiss Me, Kate (TV Movie)
Frederick Graham (Petruchio)
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
- Key Largo (1956) ... King
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Dwight Endicott (1982)
 1955 Max Liebman Presents: Naughty Marietta (TV Movie)
Capt. Dick Warrington
 1952 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
- Dark of the Moon (1952)
 1951 Celanese Theatre (TV Series)
George Simon
- Counsellor-at-Law (1951) ... George Simon
 1950 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series)
 1946 Tars and Spars
Howard Young
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Stage Play: The Mikado. Musical/operetta (revival). Libretto by William S. Gilbert. Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan. Conducted by Louis Kroll. Directed by R.H. Burnside. Adelphi Theatre: 15 Jul 1935- 7 Sep 1935 (16 performances/production played in repertory with The Pirates of Penzance, The Yeomen of the Guard, The Gondoliers, Trial by Jury ... See more »

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Created the roles of Curley in "Oklahoma", Fred in "Kiss Me Kate" and the Beggar Poet in "Kismet" in the original Broadway productions. See more »

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