Spoken-Word Album: 2-LP set on Capitol Records of "The Storyteller", a collection of dramatic readings from his one-man shows on the stage. A portion of this album is annually broadcast on NPR every Thanksgiving, but the album has, as of 2005, apparently not yet appeared on CD, despite the fact that it won a Grammy in 1962.
6 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
7 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
It's got so that every time I walk into a restaurant, I get not only soup but an impersonation of Captain Bligh.
He played a Navy Captain whose crew mutinies against him in Mutiny on the Bounty
(1935). Appropriately, he went on to direct another story about a Captain with a mutinous crew, "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial".
Often played arrogant characters, typecast for these roles early in his career by playing King Henry VIII and Captain Bligh