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  • (1942 - 1969) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1942) Stage Play: Yours, A. Lincoln.
  • (1942) Stage Play: Tobacco Road. Drama (revival).
  • (1942) Stage Play: Mr. Sycamore [The Saga of John Gwilt in Eight Verses]. Comedy. Written by Ketti Frings [earliest Broadway credit], from a story by Robert Ayre. Directed by Lester Vail. Guild Theatre: 13 Nov 1942- 28 Nov 1942 (19 performances). Cast: Stuart Erwin (as "John Gwilt") [Broadway debut], Lillian Gish (as "Jane Gwilt"), Enid Markey (as "Estelle Benlow"), Walter F. Appler (as "Mr. Fernfield") [Broadway debut], Harry Bellaver, Albert Bergh (as "Mr. Oikle"), Helen Brown (as "People of Smeed"), Russell Collins (as "Reverand Doctor Doody"), Barbara Dale (as "People of Smeed"), Helen Dodson (as "People of Smeed"), Jed Dooley (as "Mr. Hammond"), Franklyn Fox (as "Fletcher Pingpank"), Kenneth Hayden (as "Second Milkman/People of Smeed"), Mary Heckart (as "Emily/People of Smeed"), Pearl Herzog (as "Daisy Staines"), Otto Hulett (as "Fred Staines"), Ray J. Largay (as "Mr. Hoop"), Louise McBride (as "Julie Fish/People of Smeed"), Peggy Opdycke (as "People of Smeed"), John Philliber (as "Abner Coote"), Rupert Pole (as "Third Milkman/People of Smeed"), Leona Powers (as "Myrtle Staines"), Harry Sheppard (as "Ned Fish"), Buddy Swan (as "Albert Fernfield"), Ernest Theiss (as "First Milkman/People of Smeed"), Harry Townes (as "Tom Burton"), Albert Vees (as "People of Smeed"). Produced by The Theatre Guild. Notes: (1) One of the biggest flops of the 1942 Broadway season. (2) Filmed by Capricorn Productions [distributed by Film Ventures International (FVI)] as Mr. Sycamore (1975).
  • (1969) Stage Play: In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer.
  • (1949) Stage Play: Twelfth Night. Comedy (revival).
  • (19??). Stage: Appeared in "Finian's Rainbow" in London, England.
  • (1947) Stage Play: Finian's Rainbow. Musical comedy.
  • (196?). TV commercial: Oreo cookies.
  • (1951) Stage Play: Gramercy Ghost.
  • (August 14, 1969) He performed in the musical revue, "The West Side Players," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Dwight Carr, Eric Clay, Tony Clay, Christine Collard, A.W. Dayton, Dona Frazier, Myron Hester, Gerald Joiner, Chris King, Sharon Miller, Martina Nicholas, Faith Pillow, Shirley Reynolds, Janet Robinson, Eugene Rodgers, George Robinson, James Talley, Richard Thompkins, Jewell Townes, Charles Walker, Charity Weathers, Rita Weathers, Terese White and Travis Windhorst in the cast.

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