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Brooks Atkinson (1894–1984)

Brooks Atkinson was born on November 28, 1894 in Melrose, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Iceman Cometh (1960), On Stage! (1949) and Play of the Week (1959). He was married to Oriana MacIlveen. He died on January 14, 1984 in Huntsville, Alabama, USA. See full bio »

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The Iceman Cometh
The Iceman Cometh Himself - Host
On Stage!
On Stage! Himself
Play of the Week
Play of the Week Himself - Introducer
Main Street to Broadway
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Author of "Broadway", a book about the history of Broadway from its beginnings to the date of the book's publication. See more »

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In every age 'the good old days' were a myth. No one ever thought they were good at the time. For every age has consisted of crises that seemed intolerable to the people who lived through them. See more »


Highly influential and respected drama critic of the New York Times from 1925 to 1960. See more »

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