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Don Yesso Poster

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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 27 November 1954New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Don Yesso was born on November 27, 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Bad Country (2014), Hocus Pocus (1993) and Fantastic Four (2015).

Spouse (1)

? (? - present) (1 child)

Trade Mark (1)

Thick New Orleans "Yat" accent

Trivia (6)

Was a high school football coach in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, when he met director Hugh Wilson in a Los Angeles airport. The two struck up a friendship and Wilson offered him a part in the upcoming TV series "Frank's Place." Yesso admitted that he couldn't act and Wilson said, "Don't worry...it's easy."
Appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) four times.
Of Italian, French, and Native American descent.
Understudied for Alec Baldwin in the 1992 Broadway production of "A Streetcar Named Desire".
Graduate of Louisiana State University.
Moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana and opened an exercise studio named Yoglates. [2002]

Personal Quotes (2)

I tell everybody all the time that only four actors have played Stanley Kowalski on Broadway: Marlon Brando, Jack Palance, Alec Baldwin and Don Yesso. It's a very short list, and I'm on it.
It's going well. It's funny. God takes care of fools, too. He certainly takes care of me.

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