Appeared (as "A Laborer"; credited as Lionel Jay Stander) in "The Final Balance" on Broadway. Tragedy/comedy. Written by David Pinski. Directed by Theodore Viehman. Provincetown Playhouse: 30 Oct 1928-Nov 1928 (closing date unknown/28 performances). Cast: Albert Angell (as "Townsperson"), E.J. Ballantine
(as "The Merchant"), ...
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Lionel Stander 1908-1994
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
[After being Blacklisted] I was an angry old man and now I'm a furious old one.
Was blacklisted during the 1950s when he was exposed as a Communist Party member during the House Un-American Activities Committee hearings. Marc Lawrence
had testified that Stander told him that joining the Party would make him more attractive to women. In his own HUAC testimony, Stander denounced Lawrence as a psychopath and presented a letter that gave Lawrence's mental history and revealed ...
Highly recognizable gruff voice.