Originated the role of Juan Domingo Perón
on Broadway in "Evita", for which he was nominated for a Tony award.
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Did You Know?
Among the roles I've played on stage, television and in films were politicos as diverse as Abe Lincoln, Juan Peron, Herman Goering, George Wallace and both Roosevelts.
Has twice received Tony nominations: in 1980 as Best Actor (Featured Role - Musical) for playing Juan Domingo Perón
in "Evita", and ten years later, in 1990, as Best Actor (Musical) for playing the title role in a revival of "Sweeney Todd".
Often stars as a political or military figure