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Clifton James Poster

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  • (1970s) TV commercials: Dodge cars.
  • Stage: Appeared (Broadway debut) in "The Cave Dwellers" on Broadway. Written by William Saroyan.
  • (1960) Stage: Appeared (as "Ralph Follet") in "All the Way Home" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Tad Mosel [final Broadway credit]. Based on the Pulitzer Prize novel "A Death in the Family" by James Agee. Assistant Director: Gene Lasko. Directed by Arthur Penn. Belasco Theatre: 30 Nov 1960-16 Sep 1961 (333 performances + 1 preview on 29 Nov 1960). Cast: Robert Ader (as "A Boy"), Thomas Chalmers (as "Joel Lynch"; final Broadway role), Jeff Conaway (as "A Boy"; Broadway debut), Colleen Dewhurst (as "Mary Follet"), Lillian Gish (as "Catherine Lynch"), Arthur Hill (as "Jay Follet"), Dorrit Kelton (as "Aunt Sadie Follet"), Aline MacMahon (as "Aunt Hannah Lynch"), John Megna (as "Rufus"), Christopher Month (as "Jim-Wilson"), Gary Morgan (as "A Boy"), Lenka Peterson (as "Sally Follet"), Larry Provost (as "A Boy"), Georgia Simmons (as "Jessie Follet"), Art Smith (as "Father Jackson"), Lylah Tiffany (as "Great-Great-Granmaw"; Broadway debut_, Tom Wheatley (as "Andrew Lynch"), Edwin Wolfe (as "John Henry Follet"). Understudies: Robert Ader (as "Jim-Wilson"), Shirley Gale (as "Catherine Lynch" / "Great-Great-Granmaw"; final Broadway role), Charles Gerald (as "Father Jackson" / "Ralph Follet"), Christopher Month (as "Rufus), Richard Mulligan (as "Andrew Lynch" / "Jay Follet"), Mary Perry (as "Aunt Sadie Follet" / "Jessie Follet") and Lenka Peterson (as "Mary Follet"). Replacement actors: Elizabeth Lawrence (as "Sally Follet"), Lenka Peterson (as "Mary Follet"), Frank Tweddell (as "Joel Lynch"). Produced by Fred Coe. Produced in association with Arthur Cantor. NOTE: Filmed as All the Way Home (1963).
  • (1958) Stage: Appeared (as "Second Roustabout"; replacement actor) in "J.B.". Drama. Written by Archibald Macleish. Production Designed by Boris Aronson. Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard. Directed by Elia Kazan. ANTA Playhouse: 11 Dec 1958-24 Oct 1959 (364 performances). Cast: Raymond Massey (as "Mr. Zuss"), Christopher Plummer (as "Nickels"), Nan Martin (as "Sarah"), Lane Bradbury, Bert Conway (as "Bildad"), Ivor Francis (as "Zophar"), Pat Hingle (as "J.B."), Arnold Merritt, Judith Lowry (as "Mrs. Adams"), James Olson (as "First Roustabout"), Laura Pierpont (as "Mrs. Murphy"), Ford Rainey (as "Prompter"), Jeffrey Rowland (as "Jonathan"), Fay Sappington (as "Mrs. Lesure"), Andreas Voutsinas (as "Eliphaz"), Janet Ward (as "Girl"), Helen Waters (as "Mrs. Botticelli"). Replacement actors: Nancy Cushman (as "Mrs. Botticelli"), James Daly (as "J.B."), Pamela King (as "Jolly"), Elaine Martin (as "Mary"), James Olson (as "First Roustabout"), Ford Rainey (as "J.B."), Basil Rathbone (as "Mr. Zuss"), Ronnie Walken (as "David"). Produced by Alfred De Liagre Jr. Associate Producer: Joseph I. Levine. NOTE: Won 1959 Tony Award for Best Play and 1959 Pulitzer Prize for Drama (Archibald Macleish).
  • (1965) Stage: Appeared (as "Fa") in "And Things That Go Bump in the Night" on Broadway. Written by Terrence McNally. Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein. Costume Design by Noel Taylor. Directed by Mihalis Kakogiannis [credited as Michael Cacoyannis]. Royale Theatre: 26 Apr 1965-8 May 1965 (16 performances + 6 previews that began on 21 Apr 1965). Cast: Susan Anspach (as "Lakme"), Robert Drivas (as "Sigfrid"), Eileen Heckart (as "Ruby"), Ferdi Hoffman (as "Grandfa"), Marco St. John (as "Clarence"). Understudies: Carolyn Coates (as "Ruby"), Bert Conway (as "Fa" / "Grandfa"; final Broadway role), Scott Hylands (as "Clarence" / "Sigfrid") and Lois Unger (as "Lakme"). Produced by Theodore Mann and Joseph E. Levine. Produced in association with Katzka-Berne Productions.
  • (12/2/83-1/22/84) Stage: Appeared in Ernest Thompson's play, "A Sense of Humor," in a world premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, with Jack Lemmon, Estelle Parsons and Polly Holliday in the cast. Robert Greenwald was director.

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