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(1955- 2005). Active on Broadway in the following productions:

(1955). Stage Play: The Desperate Hours. Melodrama. Written by Joseph Hayes. From the novel of the same name by Joseph Hayes. Directed by Robert Montgomery. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 10 Feb 1955- 13 Aug 1955 (212 performances). Cast: Nancy Coleman, Karl Malden (as "Dan Hillard"), Paul Newman (as "Glenn Griffin"), George Matthews, Wyrley Birch (as "Mr. Patterson"), Malcolm Brodrick (as "Ralphie Hillard"), Kendall Clark (as "Harry Carson"), Fred Eisley, James Gregory (as "Jesse Bard"), George Grizzard (as "Hank Griffin"), Rusty Lane (as "Lt. Carl Fredericks"), Mary Orr (as "Miss Swift"), Patricia Peardon, Judson Pratt. Produced by Howard Erskine and Joseph Hayes. Note: Produced by Paramount as The Desperate Hours (1955) as a Humphrey Bogart vehicle (in the role originated by Paul Newman) and directed by William Wyler.

(1956). Stage Play: The Happiest Millionaire. Comedy.

(1958). Stage Play: The Disenchanted. Drama.

(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") [final Broadway role], Russell Collins (as "Victor Bishop"), Carlton Colyer (as "Gordon"), Frank Conroy (as "Phillip Milliard"), Albert Dekker (as "Leo Fuller"), Sandy Dennis (as "Millicent Bishop"), James Donald (as "Simon De Grange"), Mary Farrell (as "Rhoda Grant"), George Grizzard (as "Harold Rutland, Jr."), Lynn Hamilton (as "Cleaning Woman"), Ellen Holly (as "Elizabeth Falk"), Jack Lemmon (as "David Poole"), Kip McArdle (as "Rosamund Killie"), Joseph Palma (as "Judge"), Roy Poole (as "Raphael Knox"), Edwin Sherin (as "Jonathan Spring"), Guy Sorel (as "Otto Litchfield"). Produced by Lester Osterman Jr.

(1961). Stage Play: Mary, Mary. Comedy. Written by Jean Kerr. Directed by Joseph Anthony. Helen Hayes Theatre (moved to The Morosco Theatre from 30 Nov 1964- close): 8 Mar 1961- 12 Dec 1964 (1572 performances + 2 previews that began on 6 Mar 1961). Cast: Barbara Bel Geddes (as "Mary McKellaway"), Barry Nelson (as "Bob McKellaway"), Michael Rennie (as "Dirk Winsten"), John Cromwell (as "Oscar Nelson'), Betsy von Furstenberg' (as "Tiffany Richards"). Replacement actors during Helen Hayes Theatre run: Alan Bunce (as "Oscar Nelson") [from 13 May 1963- ?], Mindy Carson (as "Mary McKellaway") [from 16 Mar 1964- ?], Wayne Carson (as "Bob McKellaway") [from 8 Jun 1964- ?], Michael Evans (as "Dirk Winsten") [from 1 Jul 1963- ?], George Grizzard (as "Bob McKellaway [from 25 Jun 1962- ?], Murray Hamilton (as "Bob McKellaway") [from 23 Sep 1963- ?], Katherine Hays (as "Tiffany Richards") [from 17 Sep 1962- ?], Tom Helmore (as "Dirk Winsten") [from 21 Oct 1963- ?], Judy Lewis (as "Tiffany Richards") [from 22 Jun 1964- ?], Diana Lynn (as "Mary McKellaway") [from 21 Jan 1963- ?], Biff McGuire (as "Bob McKellaway") [from 1 Jul 1963- ?], Scott McKay (as "Bob McKellaway") [from 2 Apr 1962- ?], Julia Meade (as "Mary McKellaway") [from 23 Jul 1962- ?], Howard Morton (as "Dirk Winsten") [from 24 May 1964- ?], Edward Mulhare (as "Dirk Winsten") [from 14 Dec 1961- ?], Carrie Nye (as "Tiffany Richards") [from 5 Feb 1962- ?], Nancy Olson (as "Mary McKellaway") [from 5 Feb 1962- ?], Tom Poston (as "Bob McKellaway") [from 5 Nov 1962- ?], William Prince (as "Bob McKellaway") [from 22 Jun 1964- ?], Hiram Sherman (as "Oscar Nelson") [from 13 May 1963- ?], Elizabeth St. Clair (as "Tiffany Richards") [from 10 Feb 1964- ?], Howard St. John (as "Oscar Nelson") [from 2 Jul 1962- ?], Inger Stevens (as "Mary McKellaway") [from 24 Dec 1962- ?] (final Broadway role), Clinton Sundberg (as "Oscar Nelson") [from 13 May 1963- ? and from 16 Mar 1964- ?], Ellen Weston (as "Tiffany Richards") [from 24 Oct 1962- ?], Michael Wilding (as "Dirk Winsten") [from 31 Jul 1961- ?]. Replacement cast during Morosco Theatre run: None known. Produced by Roger L. Stevens. Produced in association with Collin Productions Inc. Associate Producer: Lyn Austin. Notes: 1) Filmed by Warner Bros. as Mary, Mary (1963) with Mr. Nelson, Mr. Sherman and Mr. Rennie reprising their stage roles and directed by Mervyn LeRoy. 2) Film version released during original theatrical run, highly unusual for the time.

(1961). Stage Play: Big Fish, Little Fish. Comedy.

(1962). Stage Play: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Drama.

(1965). Stage Play: The Glass Menagerie. Drama (revival).

(November 2005): Played Charlie in "Seascape" play by Edward Albee (Booth Theater, New York City, New York, USA).

(1968). Stage Play: Noël Coward's Sweet Potato. Musical revue.

(1969). Stage Play: The Gingham Dog. Written by Lanford Wilson. Directed by Alan Schneider. John Golden Theatre: 23 Apr 1969- 26 Apr 1969 (5 performances + 19 previews). Cast: Karen Grassle (as "Barbara"), George Grizzard (as "Vincent"), Roy London (as "Robert"), Diana Sands (as "Gloria"). Standbys: Joseph Cali (as "Robert"), Kristina Callahan (as "Barbara"), Jordan Charney (as "Vincent"), Micki Grant (as "Gloria"). Produced by Haila Stoddard, Mark Wright, Duane Wilder and Harold Scott. Associate Producer: David G. Meyers.

(1970). Stage Play: Inquest.

(1973). Stage Play: Crown Matrimonial. Written by Royce Ryton. Directed by Peter Dews. Helen Hayes Theatre: 3 Oct 1973- 8 Dec 1973 (79 performances + 16 previews that began on 22 Sep 1973).

(1975). Stage Play: The Royal Family. Comedy (revival). Written by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Directed by Ellis Rabb. Helen Hayes Theatre: 30 Dec 1975- 18 Jul 1976 (233 performances). Cast: George Grizzard (as "Tony Cavandish"), Rosemary Harris, Eva Le Gallienne (as "Fanny"), Sam Levene (as "Oscar Wolfe"), Joseph Maher, Mary Louise Wilson, Donald Barton, Forrest Buckman, James C. Burge, Mark Fleischman, Mary Layne, Mary Layne, Rosetta LeNoire, Miller Lide, Sherman Lloyd, Eleanor Phelps, John Remme. Produced by Barry M. Brown, Burry Fredrik, Fritz Holt and Sally Sears. Produced for the Kennedy Center and Xerox Corp. by Roger L. Stevens and Richmond Crinkley. Produced in association with The McCarter Theatre Co. and Brooklyn Academy of Music.

(1976). Stage Play: California Suite. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. Directed by Gene Saks. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 10 Jun 1976- 2 Ju 1977 (445 performances + 4 previews that began on 7 Jun 1976). Cast: Barbara Barrie (as "Millie Michaels/Beth Hollender"), Tammy Grimes (as "Hannah Warren/Diana Nichols/Gert Franklyn"), George Grizzard (as "William Warren/Sidney Nichols/Stu Franklyn"), Jack Weston (as "Marvin Michaels/Mort Hollender"), Leslie Easterbrook (as "Bunny"). Standbys: Jennifer Bassey [credited as Joan Bassie] (as "Beth Hollender/Diana Nichols/Gert Franklyn/Millie Michaels"), John Cunningham (as "Sidney Nichols/Stu Franklyn/William Warren"), Lani Sundsten (as "Bunny"), Michael Vale (as "Marvin Michaels/Mort Hollender"). Replacement cast during run: Vincent Gardenia (as "Mort Hollender/Marvin Michaels") [from 13 Jun 1977- ?], Kenneth Haigh (as "Sidney Nichols/Stu Franklyn/William Warren") [from 28 Feb 1977- ?], Joseph Leon (as "Mort Hollender/Marvin Michaels") [from May 1977- ?], David McCallum (as "Sidney Nichols/Stu Franklyn/William Warren") [from 2 May 1977- ?], Rue McClanahan (as "Diana Nichols/Gert Franklyn/Hannah Warren") [from 4 Apr 1977- ?], Marge Redmond (as "Beth Hollender/Millie Michaels") [from 7 Jan 1977- ?], Lani Sundsten (as "Bunny"). Standbys: Joseph Leon (as "Marvin Michaels/Mort Hollender"), Susan Tabor (as "Bunny/Hannah Warren"). Produced by Emanuel Azenberg and Robert Fryer. Note: Filmed as California Suite (1978) by Rastar Fims for Columbia Pictures.

(2001) Stage: Seascape" by Edward Albee (Hartford Stage Co., Hartford, CT; 6/01).

(1966): Starred in an unsold adventure pilot called "One-Eyed Jacks Are Wild" in which he played an American who is asked to impersonate a murdered European monarch because of their uncanny resemblance.

(1998) He acted in Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "Showboat," at the Prince Edward Theatre in London, England with Carole Shelley, Teri Hansen, Hugh Panaro, Gretha Boston, Terry Burrell, and Michel Bell in the cast. Harold Prince was director. Susan Stroman was choreographer.

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