Appeared in "The Conquering Hero" on Broadway. Musical.
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Lionel Stander 1908-1994
6' (1.83 m)
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[Asking the House Un-American Activities Committee to turn off the television cameras and the lighting needed for them to function] "I am a professional performer and I only appear on TV for entertainment or for philanthropic organizations, and I consider this a very serious matter that doesn't fit into either category."
Was blacklisted during the 1950s when he was exposed as a Communist Party member during the House Un-American Activities Committee hearings. Marc Lawrence
had testified that Stander told him that joining the Party would make him more attractive to women. In his own HUAC testimony, Stander denounced Lawrence as a psychopath and presented a letter that gave Lawrence's mental history and revealed ...
Highly recognizable gruff voice.