(1962) Stage: Appeared (as "President Stephen Decatur Henderson") in "Mr. President" on Broadway
. Musical comedy. Based on material by Howard Lindsay
and Russel Crouse
. Music / lyrics by Irving Berlin
. Musical Underscoring: Jay Blackton
. Lighting / Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner
2 Print Biographies
6' 4" (1.93 m)
Did You Know?
[on being listed as one of the screen's all-time best heavies] I guess they never saw me in most of my pictures. Still, I've never stopped working so I can't complain.
His Shakespearean roles included "Antony and Cleopatra" with Katharine Hepburn
in 1960, and the title role of "Othello" at the Nottingham Playhouse in England, also in the '60s.
Often played stern authority figures, in sharp contrast to his real life persona.