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Ellis Rabb (1930–1998)


Ellis Rabb was born on June 20, 1930 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Great Performances (1971), The Dain Curse (1978) and Cheers (1982). He was married to Rosemary Harris. He died on January 11, 1998 in Memphis. See full bio »

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(1974-1984)
The Dain Curse Joseph Haldorn
(1978)
Cheers Eric Finch
(1982)
The Royal Family Tony Cavendish
(1977)

Filmography

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 1986 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Ramsey Headley
- To Tell the Truth (1986) ... Ramsey Headley
 1982 Cheers (TV Series)
Eric Finch
- The Spy Who Came in for a Cold One (1982) ... Eric Finch
 1979 A Life in the Theatre (TV Movie)
Robert
 1979 The Waltons (TV Series)
Window washer
- The Parting (1979) ... Window washer
 1978 The Dain Curse (TV Mini-Series)
Joseph Haldorn
 1977 The Royal Family (TV Movie)
Tony Cavendish
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
Yakov
- Enemies (1974) ... Yakov
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 1974-1984 Great Performances (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Enemies (1974)
 1977 The Royal Family (TV Movie)
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 1974-1984 Great Performances (TV Series) (director - 2 episodes)
- You Can't Take It with You (1984) ... (director: original stage production)
- Enemies (1974) ... (director: original stage production)
 1977 The Royal Family (TV Movie) (director: stage production)
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 1974 Great Performances (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Enemies (1974) ... (adaptation)
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 2003 Setting the Bar: A Conversation with Ted Danson (Video documentary short)
Eric Finch (uncredited)
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Other Works:

(1970 to 1971 season: no double repertory) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "The Merchant of Venice," at the American Conservatory Theatre production at the Geary and Marines Theatres in San Francisco, California with Peter Donat and Ken Ruta in the cast. William Ball was artistic director. See more »
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Won Broadway's 1976 Tony Award as Best Director (Play) for a revival of "The Royal Family." He had been previously nominated as Best Director (Dramatic) in 1966 for a revival of "You Can't Take It with You." See more »

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