Appeared (as "Henry II, King of England") in "The Lion in Winter" on Broadway. Written by James Goldman
. Incidental music by Thomas Wagner. Directed by Noel Willman
. Ambassador Theatre: 3 Mar 1966-21 May 1966 (92 performance + 2 previews that began on 2 Mar 1966). Cast: Rosemary Harris
(as "Eleanor, Henry's wife"), Dennis Cooney
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(On DeMille directing him in "Union Pacific") He was no director. For over two weeks of shooting,Stanwyck and I were alone in a boxcar, and because there were no crowd scenes, no special effects, just two people acting, you'd never have known the old man was on the set. He didn't know what to do with it, except just roll and print. He didn't know what to tell us. Also, he was not a nice person, ...
Twice won Broadway's Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical): in 1958, for "The Music Man," a performance he recreated in the film version of the same name, The Music Man
(1962); and, in 1967, for "I Do! I Do!". He was also nominated in the same category in 1975 for "Mack and Mabel", in which he played movie pioneer Mack Sennett