He acted in Clifford Odets' play, "Golden Boy," at the St. James' Theatre in London, England in the Group Theatre of New York production with Luther Adler and Lillian Emerson in the cast. Harold Clurman was director. Mordecai Gorelik was designer.
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5' 11" (1.8 m)
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If you must compare, Loman is a half-beaker as against Lear's full, overflowing beaker of poetry and emotion. The great difference is that in a production of Lear there is challenge to continual growth. There is no such thing as perfection.
Was a good friend with screenwriter Alvah Bessie
, a Communist Party member who was one of the Hollywood 10, until Cobb refused to lend him $500 in the late 1940s. Bessie had been ruined financially by legal fees connected to his appeals of his contempt citation issued by the House Un-American Activities Commission (HUAC). Bessie and other members of the Hollywood 10 braved the Committee's ...
Bulky, broad-shouldered frame