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  • He was nominated for a Tony Award in 1973 for his Broadway performance in "Vivat! Vivat Regina!"
  • In 1962, he appeared with George C. Scott in "The Merchant of Venice" in New York City's Central Park.
  • He was a founding member of the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota and appeared with Jessica Tandy, Hume Cronyn, Zoe Caldwell, Douglas Campbell and Rita Gam there.
  • He spent four years with the American Shakespeare Theater in Stratford, Connecticut.
  • After Connecticut, he appeared on Broadway in "Find Your Way Home, " "The Texas Triology, " and "Father's Day."
  • His voice was used in more than 100 radio and television commercials.
  • The Devil's Disciple (1988). (enter 1 more: Getting Married (1991)).
  • Tricks of the Trade (1980).
  • Goodbye Fidel (1980).
  • Trick (1979).
  • A Texas Trilogy: The Oldest Living Graduate (1976).
  • Find Your Way Home (1973). Written by John Hopkins. Directed by Edwin Sherin. Brooks Atkinson Theatre (moved to The Biltmore Theatre 25 Mar 1974- close): 13 Dec 1973- 4 May 1974 (136 performances + 14 previews). Cast: Jane Alexander (as "Jacqueline Harrison"), Michael Moriarty (as "Julian Weston"), John Ramsey (as "David Powell"), Lee Richardson (as "Alan Harrison"). Produced by Rick Hobard.
  • The Jockey Club Stakes (1973).
  • Vivat! Vivat Regina! (1972).
  • Othello (1970).
  • The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (1968). Drama (revival).
  • The House of Atreus (1968).
  • Lord Pengo (1962). Comedy.
  • The Legend of Lizzie (1959). Drama.
  • Saint Joan (1956). Drama (revival).
  • Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1987) He acted in Arthur Miller's play, "All My Sons," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Frances Sternhagen in the cast.
  • (July 1987) He acted in Arthur Miller's play, "All My Sons," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Frances Sternhagen in the cast.
  • (1963 season) Helen Backlin, Paul Ballantyne, Graham Brown, Gordon Bryars, Zoe Caldwell, Charles Cioffi, Clayton Corzatte, Nicholas Coster, John Cromwell, Hume Cronyn, Judith Doty, Katherine Emery, Carol Emsjoff, Rita Gam, Ellen Geer, John Going, George Grizzard, Janet MacLachlan, Ruth Nelson, Robert Pastene, William Pogue, Ed Preble, Alfred Rossi, Ken Ruta, Jessica Tandy, Joan Van Ark Claude Woolman and he were members of the first ensemble acting company at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • (May 7, 1963) He played Claudius in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," in the inaugural production at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater at 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Paul Ballantyne (Marcellus); Graham Browne (Horatio); Gordon Bryars (Barnardo); Charles Cioffi (Cornelius, Sailor); Clayton Corzatte (Reynaldo, Osric); Nicolas Coster (Laertes); John Cromwell (Player King); Katherine Emery (Musician); Carol Emshoff (Musician); Ellen Geer (Ophelia); John Going (Lucianus); George Grizzard (Hamlet); Michael Levin (Guildenstern); John Lewin (Voltimand, Priest); James Lineberger (Prologue); Ruth Nelson (Player Queen); Robert Pastene (Polonius); William Pogue (Francisco, Captain); Ed Preble (1st Gravedigger); Alfred Rossi (Rosencrantz); Ken Ruta (Ghost; 2nd Ghost digger); Jessica Tandy (Gertrude); Claude Woolman (Fortinbras) in the cast. Helen Backlin, Judith Doty, Janet MacLachlan, Joan Van Ark, Selma Hopkins and Marion Miska played the court ladies. Donald Forsberg, Thomas Nyman, Franklin Peters, Ronald Rogosheske, Kenneth Shuman, Pat Slingsby, Charles Stanley and Hans Von Mende played officers and councilors. Hans Von Mende and Ronald Rogosheske also played sailors. Edmond Poshek and Howard Moody played footmen. Tyrone Guthrie was director and artistic director. Tanya Moiseiwitch was set and costume designer. Richard Borgen was lighting designer. Rex Partington was production stage manager. Herbert Pilhofer was composer. Edward Payson Call and Gordon Smith were stage managers. Alfred Rossi was assistant to the director.
  • (July 16, 1963) He played Biff in Arthur Miller's play, "Death of a Salesman," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota with Hume Cronyn (Willy Loman); Jessica Tandy (Mrs. Loman); Nicolas Coster (Hap); Paul Ballantyne (Charlie) in the cast. Douglas Campbell was director. Randy Echols was set designer. Carolyn Parker was costume designer. Richard Borgen was lighting designer.
  • (1964 season) Paul Ballantyne, Graham Brown, Douglas Campbell, Kristina Callahan, Charles Cioffi, John Cromwell, Harry Cronin, Mary Dykhouse, Katherine Emery, Ed Flanders, Ellen Geer, Sheila Goldes, George Grizzard, Michael Harvey, Jordon Howard, Michael Levin, John Lewin, James Lineberger, John MacKay, Sandy McCallum, Yvonne McElroy, Ruth Nelson, Robert Pastene, William Pogue, Ken Ruta, Willis Sherman, Thomas Slater, Robert Spanabel, Alvah Stanley, Jennifer Warren, Claude Woolman and he were members of the ensemble acting company at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • (1965 season) Paul Ballantyne, Earl Boen, Graham Brown, Zoe Caldwell, Kristina Callahan, John Cappalletti, Charles Cioffi, John Cromwell, Hume Cronyn, Niki Flacks, Ed Flanders, Kenneth Frankel, Ellen Geer, Helen Harrelson, James Horswill, James J. Lawless, John Lewin, John MacKay, Sandy McCallum, Evie McElroy, Robert Milli, Ruth Nelson, Robert Pastene, Ken Ruta, Thomas Slater, Alvah Stanley, Jessica Tandy, Donald West, Ann Whiteside. Nancy Wickwire and he were members of the ensemble acting company at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • (September 7, 1965) He acted in Moliere's play, "The Miser" (revival), at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Hume Cronyn and Nancy Wickwire in the cast. Edward Payson Call was director. Tanya Moiseiwitch was set and costume designer. Richard Borgen was lighting designer. Paul Fetler was composer.
  • (1966 season) Paul Ballantyne, Fran Bennett, Mark Berman, Earl Boen, Ron Boulden, Helen Carey, Len Cariou, Timothy Christie, Olivia Cole, John Cromwell, Patricia Elliott, Ed Flanders, Ellen Geer, Marie Geist, Hugh Hurd, Robert Jackson, Philip Kerr, Joseph Klimowski, James J. Lawless, Sandy McCallum, Evie McElroy, Michael Moriarty, Ruth Nelson, Robert Pastene, Jan Pearce, Ken Ruta, Tina Sattin, Robert Sloane, Dean Stricklin, James Wallace, Donald West, Nancy Wickwire, and Nick Zanides and he were members of the ensemble acting company at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • (May 31, 1966) He acted in Thornton Wilder's play, "The Skin of Our Teeth," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Ellen Geer, Ruth Nelson and Nancy Wickwire in the cast. Douglas Campbell was artistic director and director. Carolyn Parker and Tanya Moisiewitsch were set and costume designers. Richard Borgen was lighting designer. Herbert Pilhofer was composer.
  • (1967 season) James Alexander, Paul Ballantyne, Raye Birk, Edward Binns, Earl Boen, Ronald Boulden, Adolph Caesar, Douglas Campbell, Helen Carey, Len Cariou, Jon Cranney, Patricia Elliott, David Flaten, Frederick Gaines, Robin Gammell, Melody Greer, Jeffrey Jones, Grace Keagy, Philip Kerr, Joseph Klimowski, Robert Lanchester, James J. Lawless, John Lewin, Travis Lockhart, George Mitchell, Michael Moriarty, Robert Pastene, J. Robert Pearce, Michael Pierce, Fred Pinkard, Richard Ramos, Irene Roseen, Nick Savian, Robert Skloot, J. Walter Smith, Gale Sondergaard, Katherine Squire, Glynn Turman, Granville Van Dusen, James Wallace, Moira Wylie and he were members of the ensemble acting company at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • (July 23, 1967) He acted in Aeschylus' play, "The House of Atreus," from the Oresteia at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with David Feldshuh, Robert Pastene, Douglas Campbell (Clymnestra), Jon Cranney; Len Cariou and Robin Gammell (Cassandra) in the cast. The production traveled to New York City and Los Angeles, California with the play, "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui," in 1968. Carolyn Parker was mask designer. Dominick Argento was composer. Jim Bakkom was prop designer. Fran Bennett was assistant to the director.
  • (1968 season) James Alexander, Molly Atwood, Paul Ballantyne, Don Barshay, Emery Bettis, Douglas Campbell, Helen Carey, Len Cariou, Richard Cottrell, Nicholas DeJoria, David Feldshuh, Larry Ferguson, Katherine Ferrand, Robin Gammell, Katherine Garnett, Ron Glass, Carol Gustafson, Allen Hamilton, Helen Harrelson, Paulette James, Charles Keating, James J. Lawless, Roberta Maxwell, Michael Moriarty, Robert Pastene, Lauri Peters, Alek Primrose, Richard Ramos, John Ramsey, Nancy Reardon, Michael Sevareid, Tony Swartz, Granville Van Dusen and he were members of the ensemble acting company at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • (August 6, 1968) He acted in Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Robin Gammell, Jon Cranney, Charles Keating and Richard Russell Ramos in the cast. George Tabori was translator. Edward Payson Call was director. Richard L. Hay was set and costume designer. Richard Borgen was lighting designer. Herbert Pilhofer was composer. S. Leonard Auerbach was film sequence designer. Peter Zeisler was managing director.
  • (1968) He directed Jules Feiffer's play, "Little Murders," in a Tyrone Guthrie production At The Other Place Theater, Harmon Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Charles Keating in the cast.
  • (1969 season) James Alexander, Jerome Anello, Paul Ballantyne, Emery Bettis, Ross Bickell, Helen Carey, Timothy Casey, Douglas Cheek, Patricia Connolly, Richard Cottrell, David Feldshuh, Katherine Ferrand, Gus Fleming, Robin Gammell, Katherine Garnett, Ron Glass, Peter Goetz, William Graham, William Grivna, Allen Hamilton, Maxine Herman, Charles Keating, Stephen Keep, Linda Kelsey, James J. Lawless, David Little, Clark Luis, Michael Moriarty, George Muschamp, Robert Pastene, Margaret Phillips, John Ramsey, Fern Sloan, Granville Van Dusen, Joseph T. Walsh, Cynthia Wells and he were members of the ensemble acting company at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • (July 8, 1969) He acted in Harold Pinter's play, "The Homecoming," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Joseph Anthony was director. Douglas Schmidt was set designer. John Jensen was costume designer. Robert Scales was lighting designer.
  • (October 7 to November 15, 1969) He played Astrov in Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Patricia Connolly (Elena) and Helen Carey (Sonia) in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie and Leonid Kipnis were translators. Tyrone Guthrie was also director. Tanya Moisiewitsch was set and costume designer. Robert Scales was lighting designer.

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