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He produced and played the title role in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Carmen Mathews (Ophelia); Mady Christians (Gertrude); Henry Edwards (King); Lauren Gilbert; John McQuade; Donald Cameron; Donald Randolph; George Graham; Sydney Smith; Walter Williams; Frederic Carney; ...
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[on his job as producer of Shakespeare plays for the "Hallmark Hall of Fame"]: Our job is to lead public taste, not play to what is thought to be public taste.
Portrayed Hamlet in five consecutive revivals of the play on Broadway, between 1939 and 1947. Counting up all of his performances, he may well have played the role on Broadway more times than any other actor in history.
Roles in Shakespearean adaptations