A Meeting by the River. Written by Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy. Incidental music arranged by Glen Roven. Directed by Albert Marre
. Palace Theatre: 28 Mar 1979 (1 performance + 10 previews). Cast: Keith Baxter, Sam Jaffe
(as "Tarun Maharaj") [final Broadway role], Siobhán McKenna, Simon Ward
(as "Oliver"), Ronald ...
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Did You Know?
He was a victim of the Hollywood blacklist during the HUAC hearings. Although he had already been signed, 20th Century-Fox wanted to remove him from The Day the Earth Stood Still
(1951). Producer Julian Blaustein
felt that Jaffe was so crucial for the role of the Albert Einstein
-like Prof. Barnhardt that he appealed to studio chief Darryl F. Zanuck
. Zanuck approved Jaffe for the role, but it was ...
Often played very smart but eccentric characters