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Will Lee (IV) (1908–1982)

Will Lee was born on August 6, 1908 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for As the World Turns (1956), Little Fugitive (1953) and Ball of Fire (1941). He died on December 7, 1982 in New York City. See full bio »

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 1983 Daniel
The Judge
 1969-1982 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Mr. Hooper / Mr. Harold Hooper / Uncle (Fat Blue) - singing
- Episode #14.2 (1982) ... Mr. Hooper
- Episode #14.1 (1982) ... Mr. Hooper
- Episode #12.2 (1980) ... Mr. Hooper
- Episode #10.76 (1979) ... Mr. Hooper
 1980 Playing for Time (TV Movie)
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Enemies (1974) ... Kon
 1965 For the People (TV Series)
- The Influence of Fear (1965) ... Kurawicz
 1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Nat / Schultz
- Don't Grow Old (1964) ... Schultz
 1963 An Affair of the Skin
 1950 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Decoy (1950)
 1950 Dick Tracy (TV Series)
Reg Rof
- The Mole: Part 1 (1950) ... Reg Rof
 1950 Shakedown
Cabbie (uncredited)
 1950 Backfire
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1949 The Life of Riley
Waiter (uncredited)
 1949 The Lone Wolf and His Lady
The Waiter (uncredited)
 1948 Force of Evil
Waiter (uncredited)
 1948 Casbah
 1947 Brute Force
Convict in Chow Line (uncredited)
 1942 Saboteur
Rogers (uncredited)
 1941 Ball of Fire
'Benny - the Creep'
 1941 Whistling in the Dark
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Stage Play: Golden Boy. Drama. Written by Clifford Odets. Stage Manager: Alan Woolfson. Assistant Stage Manager: Martin Ritt and Bert Conway. Directed by Harold Clurman. Belasco Theatre: 4 Nov 1937- Jun 1938 (closing date unknown/250 performances). Cast: Luther Adler (as "Joe Bonaparte"), Roman Bohnen (as "Tom Moody"), Phoebe Brand (as "... See more »

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He was blacklisted in the early 1950s, primarily for his involvement with the Federal Theatre Project, the West Coast Actor's Lab and other theatrical groups alleged by various right-wing organizations to be Communist "fronts" during the McCarthy-era witch-hunts of that time. He worked through the 1950s and 1960s as an acting teacher, with James Earl Jones being one of his students. See more »

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