Counsellor-at-Law. Drama (revival). Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey. Royale Theatre: 24 Nov 1942- 10 Jul 1942 (258 performances). Cast: Frieda Altman
(as "Goldie Rindskopf"), Leslie Barrett (as "Henry Susskind"), Samuel Bonnell (as "John P. Tedesco"), Elmer H. Brown (as "Francis Clark Baird"), Buddy Buehler (as "Richard Dwight ...
1 Biographical Movie |
3 Print Biographies |
3 Pictorials |
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
A writer can write in an attic, or on top of a bus. Or with a sharp stick in some wet cement. To act, an actor has to have words. A stage. a camera turning. I can't go into the middle of Times Square, stop traffic and start acting.
Of the six actors to receive Best Actor Academy Award nominations for their first screen appearance, he's the only one to eventually win a Best Actor Oscar during his career. Of the other five, Orson Welles won an Oscar for Best Screenplay, Alan Arkin eventually won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor and Montgomery Clift, Lawrence Tibbett and James Dean never won.
Known for his complete transformations into the roles he played (often changing his voice and appearence)