4 wins & 7 nominations.
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Appeared in "A Flag is Born" on Broadway. Written by Ben Hecht
. Incidental music by Zamira Gon. Directed by Luther Adler
. Alvin Theatre (moved to The Adelphi Theatre from 7 Oct 1946-19 Oct 1946, then moved to The Music Box Theatre from 21 Oct 1946-16 Nov 1946, then moved to The Broadway Theatre (18 Nov 1946-close): 5 Sep 1946-...
1 Biographical Movie |
3 Print Biographies |
6 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I've never tried to learn the art of acting. I have been in the business for years but I still can't tell what acting is or how it's done.
At the time he left Warner Brothers, he was trying to convince the studio to let him star in a biography of Ludwig van Beethoven
. Warners weren't interested, and Muni never did portray the composer. If the film had been made, it would have been the first screen biography of Beethoven in English. Jack L. Warner
, who was president of Warner Brothers, said to the actor, "Nobody wants to see a movie ...
Known for his complete transformations into the roles he played (often changing his voice and appearence)
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