Love Letters (1989). Written by A.R. Gurney
. Directed by John Tillinger. Edison Theatre: 31 Oct 1989- 21 Jan 1989 (96 performances). Cast: Colleen Dewhurst
(as "Melissa Gardner" [from 31 Oct 1989- 5 Nov 1989], Jason Robards
(as "Andrew Makepiece") [from 31 Oct 1989- 5 Nov 1989]. Replacement actors: Polly Bergen
(as "Melissa ...
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The year you win an Oscar is the fastest year in a Hollywood actor's life. Twelve months later they ask, "Who won the Oscar last year?".
Was responsible for unraveling a major studio fraud in the 1970s, which led to the downfall of powerful Columbia Pictures president David Begelman
. The morality of Hollywood was such that it did more short-term harm to Robertson's career than to Begelman's, who soon after was hired to run MGM. The full story is told in David McClintick's 1982 bestseller, "Indecent Exposure".