The Assassin. Written by Irwin Shaw
. Directed by Martin Gabel
. National Theatre: 17 Oct 1945- 27 Oct 1945 (13 performances). Produced by Carly Wharton
and Martin Gabel. Produced in association with Alfred Bloomingdale.
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Cpl. Karl Malden | Malden Sekulovich
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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[on his friends's and his own experience working in the steel mills]: He said, "You're a fool. You realized there are people here, who aren't working, and having worked in 3 in 4 to 5 years, and you got a job, you're the one of the lucky ones, you got a job, and now you're going to leave." From where he came, he felt this is the greatest thing that could have ever happened to him. This country ...
At the urging of Elia Kazan
, he change his name from Mladen Sekulovich to Karl Malden, taking his maternal grandfather's given name for his first name, and switching a couple of letters of his own first name for his last name. Malden remained a strong friend of Kazan's after the famed director was chastised by the Hollywood community for naming names before the House of Un-American Activities ...
Often mustached in nasty or agressive roles.