(1960). Stage Play: Face of a Hero. Written by Robert L. Joseph
. Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle
. Directed by Alexander Mackendrick
. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 20 Oct 1960- 19 Nov 1960 (36 performances + 2 previews). Cast: Edward Asner
(as "Perry Cates"), Betsy Blair
(as "Catherine Polle")...
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[explaining how, during rehearsals for the play "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf", he never realized it would be such a big hit] Then it was like wildfire - the reaction from people and the crowds clamoring to get in. It was startling. "Virginia Woolf" was such a brilliant play on so many levels. It made people's minds go wild.
According to Grizzard's New York Times obituary, his only survivor was his longtime romantic partner William Tynan.