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  • (1959) Unsold pilot: Starred in a pilot called "Grandparents" about an elderly couple who must raise their grandchildren after the deaths of their parents.
  • (1964) Unsold pilot: Co-starred in a pilot called "Mr. Kingston", a proposed ABC drama series set on a luxury liner where he played the ship's captain and Peter Graves starred as the title character, the ship's executive officer.
  • Stage: Starred as Anthony J. Drexel-Biddle in the original, non-musical Broadway production of "The Happiest Millionaire".
  • (1965) Stage: Appeared in "Take Her, She's Mine" in San Francisco, CA.
  • (1935) Stage Play: Night of January 16. Melodrama. Written by Ayn Rand. Directed by John Hayden. Ambassador Theatre: 16 Sep 1935- Apr 1936 (closing date unknown/235 performances). Cast: George Anderson, Edmund Breese (as "District Attorney Flint"; final Broadway role), Clyde Fillmore (as "John Graham Whitfield"), Richard French, Verna Hillie, Leo A. Kennedy (as "Elmer Sweeney"), Maurice Morris, Doris Nolan, Donald Oliver, Sarah Padden, Walter Pidgeon (as "Guts Regan"), Arthur Pierson, Robert Shayne, Harry Short, Marcella Swanson (as "Roberta Van Renssalear"), Calvin Thomas, Edward Wing, J. Arthur Young. Produced by A.H. Woods, Ltd. Note: Filmed by Paramount Pictures as The Night of January 16th (1941) [script significantly reworked by screenwriters Delmer Daves and Robert Pirosh].
  • (1925) Stage: Appeared (Broadway debut) in "Puzzles of 1925" on Broadway. Musical revue. Book by / directed by Elsie Janis (also in cast). Fulton Theatre: 2 Feb 1925-May 1925 (closing date unknown/104 performances). Cast: Dorothy Appleby, Blair & Co., Helen Broderick, The Commanders Band, Cortez and Peggy, Lester Crawford, George Hale, William Holbrook, Jimmy Hussey, Dorothy Irving, Irma Irving, Helen McDonald, O'Donnel, Cyril Ritchard [Broadway debut], Janet Stone, Shirley Vernon. Produced by Charles B. Dillingham.
  • (1959) Stage: Appeared (as "Nat Miller") in "Take Me Along" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Book by Joseph Stein and Robert Russell. Based on the play "Ah, Wilderness" by Eugene O'Neill. Music / lyrics by Bob Merrill. Musical Director / Vocal Arrangements by Lehman Engel. Ballet and incidental music by Laurence Rosenthal. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. Choreographed by Onna White. Directed by Peter Glenville. Shubert Theatre: 22 Oct 1959-17 Dec 1960 (448 performances). Cast: Jackie Gleason (as "Sid Davis, Essie's brother"), Eileen Herlie (as "Lily Miller, Nat's sister"), Una Merkel (as "Essie Miller, Nat's wife"), Robert Morse (as "Richard Miller, Nat's younger son"), Nicole Barth (as "Townswoman"), Alvin Beam (as "Townsman"), Chad Block (as "Townsman"), Charles Bolender (as "The Beardsley Dwarf"), Frank Borgman (as "Townsman"), Renee Byrns (as "Townswoman"), John Carter (as "Townsman"), Jack Collins (as "Bartender"), Peter Conlow (as "Wint, Arthur's friend"), Lyn Connorty (as "Townswoman"), James Cresson (as "Arthur Miller, Richard's older bother, at Yale"; Broadway debut), Barbara Doherty (as "Townswoman"), Katia Geleznova (as "Townswoman"), Arlene Golonka (as "Belle" / "A traveling artiste for hire"), Luke Halpin (as "Tommy Miller"), Valerie Harper (as "Lady Entertainer" / "Townswoman"), Lee Howard (as "Patron of the bar" / "Townsman"), Diana Hunter (as "Lady Entertainer" / "Townswoman"), Jack Konzal (as "Patron of the bar" / "Townsman"), Elna Laun (as "Patron of the bar" / "Townswoman"), Paula Lloyd (as "Patron of the bar" / "Camille" / "Townswoman"), Susan Luckey (as "Muriel Macomber, Macomber's daughter and friend to Richard"), Nancy Lynch (as "Townswoman"), Bill McDonald (as "The Salesman" / "Townsman"), Rae McLean (as "Salome" / "Lady Entertainer" / "Townswoman"), Henry Michel (as "Townsman"), Fred Miller (as "David Macomber, dry goods store owner"), Jack Murray (as "Townsman"), John Nola (as "Townsman"), Zeme North (as "Mildred Miller, the youngest Miller"), Janice Painchaud (as "Patron of the bar" / "Townswoman"), Rusty Parker (as "Townsman"), Bill Richards (as "Townsman"), Harry Lee Rogers (as "Townsman"), Bill Starr (as "Townsman"), Walter Strauss (as "Townsman"), Jimmy Tarbutton (as "Townsman"), Pat Tolson (as "Patron of the bar" / "Townsman"), Gene Varrone (as "The Drunk" / "Townsman"), Marc West (as "Townsman"). Standbys: Dort Clark (as "Sid Davis"), Ruth Warrick (as "Essie Miller" / "Lily Miller"). Replacement actors: Nicole Barth (as "Lady Entertainer"), Alvin Beam (as "Patron of the bar"), William Bendix (as "Sid Davis"; final Broadway role), Sidney Blackmer (as "Nat Miller"), Frank Borgman (as "Bartender"), Doris Dalton (as "Essie Miller"), Diana Hunter (as "Patron of the bar"), Julie Marlow (as "Townswoman"), Patricia Mount (as "Mildred Miller"), Michael O'Shaughnessy (as "Townsman"), Rusty Parker (as "Tommy Miller"), Bill Richards (as "Bartender"), Ron Schwinn (as "Townsman") [from Sep 1960-?]. Understudies: Renee Byrns (as "Belle"), Jack Collins (as "Sid Davis"), Barbara Doherty (as "Mildred Miller"), Frank Dudley (as "Bartender"), Henry Michel (as "Nat Miller"), Patricia Mount (as "Muriel Macomber"), Michael O'Shaughnessy (as "Tommy Miller"), Rusty Parker (as "Tommy Miller"). Produced by David Merrick. NOTE: This was not a stage version of the musical film Summer Holiday (1948), which also had been based on O'Neill's play.
  • (9/16/46) Radio: Appeared (as "Pierre Curie") in a "Lux Radio Theatre" production of "Madame Curie".
  • (12/28/42) Radio: Appeared in a "Lux Radio Theater" broadcast of "A Star is Born".
  • Stage: Appeared (as "A Mountie") in "Rose Marie".
  • (1943-11-16) Radio Show: "Burns & Allen"
  • (1935) Stage Play: Something Gay, Comedy. Written by Adelaide Heilbron. Directed by Thomas Mitchell. Morosco Theatre: 29 Apr 1935- Jul 1935 (losing date unknown/72 performances). Cast: Percy Ames (as "Hatters"), Tallulah Bankhead (as "Moncia Grey"), Elizabeth Dewing (as "Marie"), Roy Gordon (as "Richard Rogers"), Walter Pidgeon(as "Herbert Grey"), Nancy Ryan (as "Julia Freyne"), Hugh Sinclair (as "John Cochran"), Kent Thurber (as "Nick"). Produced by Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.
  • (1965) He acted in Kyle Crichton's play, "The Happiest Millionaire," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Muriel Williams in the cast.
  • (October 29, 1956) He acted in Kyle Crichton's play, "The Happiest Millionaire," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Diana Van Der Vlis, George Grizzard, Margaret Barker, Katharine Raht, Ruth White, Lou Nova, Martin Ashe, Kate Harrington, Don Britton, Rocco Bufano, Dana White, Joe Bishop, Gaye Jordan, and Mark Allen in the cast. George Jenkins was set designer. Audre was costume designer. Howard Erskine and Joseph Hayes were producers and directors.
  • (1962) He acted in Graham Greene's play, "The Complacent Lover," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Martha Scott in the cast. Del Hughes was director.
  • (August 1962) He acted in Graham Greene's play, "The Complaisant Lover," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Martha Scott in the cast.
  • (July 1965) He acted in Kyle Crichton's play, "The Happiest Millionaire," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine.
  • (3/24/41) Radio: Appeared (as "Sq. Cmdr. Dusty Rhodes") in a "Lux Radio Theater" broadcast of "Flight Command".

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