Appeared (Broadway debut; as "Paul Bratter"; from 7 Sep 1964-?) in "Barefoot in the Park" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon
. Biltmore Theatre: 23 Oct 1963-25 Jun 1967 (1520 performances + 2 previews that began on 21 Oct 1963). Cast: Elizabeth Ashley
(as "Corie Bratter"), Kurt Kasznar
(final Broadway role; as "Victor ...
2 Portrayals |
2 Articles |
6' 3" (1.91 m)
John Robert Rietz, Sr.
| Helen Teaverbaugh
Did You Know?
[In 1988, about accepting the role as Mike Brady on The Brady Bunch
(1969)] Sherwood [producer Sherwood Schwartz
] gave me the plot that sounded wonderful. He put together statistics of broken families, so I said, "It was going to be comedic, but not, no it's going to be life-like". But then, I got the script of it, and it was one gag after another, and I thought, "I don't think this has much of a...
When he became ill, the fact that he'd had a stage name allowed him some privacy in his treatment. Prescriptions were filled under his real name Rietz, and the media never took notice.