(January 10 to 31, 1970) He played Claudius in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Ken Jenkins (Hamlet); George Ede (Polonius, Gravedigger); Paul Villani (Horatio); Christopher Murney (Laertes); Ronald Fuller (Cornelius, A Captain); Clyde Burton (...
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[on his Oscar campaign for Babe
(1995)] That year they had huge films and I said to the studio, 'I want to go for supporting actor,' and they said, 'No, your name comes first.' I said, 'Yeah, it comes first because you can't say, "Babe, starring the pig and James Cromwell." Of course you had to put me first.' You know, they didn't help me at all. No campaign, no advertising, no nothing. It cost ...
After focusing for decades on film and television, Cromwell returned to the stage in March 2012, after an absence of 13 years, in the role of Pozzo in Samuel Beckett
's "Waiting for Godot" at the Los Angeles Mark Taper Forum. Prior to that, he appeared in Tom Stoppard
's "The Invention of Love" at the ACT Theatre in 1999.
Towering height and slender frame