End as a Man. Written by Calder Willingham
. based on his book. Directed by Jack Garfein
. Vanderbilt Theatre (moved to The Lyceum Theatre from 17 Dec 1953- close): 14 Oct 1953- 16 Jan 1954 (105 performances). Cast: Robert Dirk, Anthony Franciosa
(as "Starkson") [Broadway debut], Ben Gazzara
(as "Jocko de Paris") [Broadway debut]...
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
I went to Hollywood in the mid-'50s, and I would say I went out there a little too early. It was an incredible amount of attention, and I wasn't quite mature enough psychologically and emotionally for [it].
Starred in the first TV-movie produced as a TV series pilot to be picked up as a regular series, the two-hour TV-movie Fame Is the Name of the Game
(1966), which was produced by Universal for N.B.C. Universal and N.B.C. were the same entities that pioneered the made-for-TV movie (with 1964's See How They Run
(1964), the first full-length film produced especially for home television). The series,