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  • (2002) Stage: Starred (as "Ira Taub") in "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife", a play by Charles Busch (Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, June 2002).
  • (1969) He starred in an unsold sitcom pilot for ABC called "A Guide for the Married Man". Based on the 1967 film of the same name, A Guide for the Married Man (1967), the pilot also featured Hal Buckley and Pat Delany.
  • Absurd Person Singular (1974). Comedy. Written by Alan Ayckbourn. Directed by Eric Thompson. Music Box Theatre: 8 Oct 1974- 6 Mar 1976 (591 performances + 7 previews that began on 1 Oct 1974). Cast: Larry Blyden (as "Sidney") [died during production run; replaced by Paul Shyre], Sandy Dennis (as "Eva"), Richard Kiley (as "Ronald"), Geraldine Page (as "Marion"), Tony Roberts (as "Geoffrey "), Carole Shelley (as "Jane"). Standbys: Wayne Carson (as "Geoffrey/Ronald/Sidney"), Marilyn Clark (as "Eva/Jane/Marion"). Replacement actors during production run: Marilyn Clark (as "Jane") [from 4 Aug 1975- ?], Curt Dawson (as "Geoffrey") [from 12 May 1975- ?], Dalton Dearborn (as "Ronald") [from 4 Aug 1975- ?] (as "Sidney") [from 24 Oct 1975- ?], Carol Lynley (as "Eva") [from 26 Jun 1975- ?], Sheila MacRae (as "Marion") [from 25 Aug 1975- ?], Paul Shyre (as "Sidney") [from 19 May 1975- ?], Betsy von Furstenberg (as "Eva") [from 12 Jan 1976- ?], Fritz Weaver (as "Ronald") [from 10 Mar 1975- ?]. Standbys: Dalton Dearborn (as "Ronald"), Martha Randall (as "Marion"), Naomi Riordan (as "Eva/Jane"). Produced by The Theatre Guild (Philip Langner and Armina Marshall) and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Produced in association with Michael Codron. Note: Music Box Theatre owned and operated by Irving Berlin [who had no direct involvement in this production] and Select Theatres Corporation.
  • Unsold pilot: In 1976 he starred, as "Conroy", in a World War II comedy pilot called "Snafu", also starring James Cromwell as Kaminski, Kip Niven as Lt. Hemsley Hauser, Phillip R. Allen as Capt. Robinson and Terry Hinz as Lockwood. The story revolved around two battle-weary GIs spending the war in the muddy trenches of Italy.
  • Barefoot in the Park (1963). Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Directed by Mike Nichols. Biltmore Theatre: 23 Oct 1963- 25 Jun 1967 (1520 performances + 2 previews that began on 21 Oct 1963). Cast: Elizabeth Ashley (as "Corie Bratter"), Kurt Kasznar [final Broadway role] (as "Victor Velasco"), Mildred Natwick (as "Mrs. Banks"), Robert Redford [final Broadway role before concentrating on film career] (as "Paul Bratter"), Herbert Edelman (as "Telephone Man"), Joseph Keating (as "Delivery Man"). Standbys: E.J. Peaker (as "Corie Bratter"), Gene Rupert (as "Paul Bratter"). Understudies: Herb Edelman (as "Victor Velasco"), Ruth Gregory (as "Mrs. Banks"). Replacement actors during run: Ilka Chase [final Broadway role] (as "Mrs. Banks") [from 23 May 1966- ?], Joel Crothers (as "Paul Bratter") [from 29 Aug 1966- ?], Penny Fuller [Broadway debut] (as "Corie Bratter") [from 8 Jun 1964- ?], Eileen Heckart (as "Mrs. Banks") [from 20 Sep 1965- ?], Judd Hirsch [Broadway debut] (as "Telephone Man"), Charles Korvin [final Broadway role] (as "Victor Velasco") [from 20 Sep 1965- ?], Joan McCall (as "Corie Bratter") [from ? May 1967- 25 Jun 1967], Jules Munshin (as "Victor Velasco") [from 21 Feb 1966- ?], Stephen Pearlman (as "Telephone Man"), Robert Reed [Broadway debut] (as "Paul Bratter") [from 7 Sep 1964- ?], Tony Roberts [credited as Anthony Roberts] (as "Paul Bratter") [from 5 Apr 1965- ?], Wood Romoff [credited as Woody ROmanoff] (as "Victor Velasco"), Sylvia Sidney (as "Mrs. Banks") [from 4 Apr 1967- ?], Joan Van Ark [Broadway debut] (as "Corie Bratter") [from 23 May 1966- ?]. Standbys: Jed Allan (as "Paul Bratter"), Beverlee McKinsey (as "Corie Bratter"). Understudies: Joseph Keating (as "Victor Velasco"), Ruth Matteson [final Broadway role] (as "Mrs. Banks"). Produced by Arnold Saint Subber. Produced in association with Ellen Enterprises Inc. Note: Filmed as Barefoot in the Park (1967).
  • Print ads: Vidal Sassoon shampoo (1985).
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Danny Maguire" and "Zeus") in "Xanadu" on Broadway, July 2007.
  • Print ads: Campari liqueur, 1982.
  • Don't Drink the Water (1966). Comedy. Written by Woody Allen. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Motley. Production Sound: Robert Maybaum. Sound Design by Lincoln J. Stulick. Associate Designer: Paul Trautvetter. Assistant to Mr. Mielziner: Leor C. Warner. Directed by Stanley Prager. Morosco Theatre, (moved to The Ethel Barrymore Theatre 22 Jan 1968- 23 Mar 1968, then moved to The Belasco Theatre from25 mar 1968- close): 17 Nov 1966- 20 Apr 1968 (598 performances + 19 previews that began on 2 Nov 1966). Cast: Lou Jacobi (as "Walter Hollander"), Kay Medford (as "Marion Hollander") [final Broadway role], Tony Roberts (as "Axel Magee"), Anita Gillette (as "Susan Hollander"), Luke Andreas, Jonathan Bolt (as "Waiter"), Oliver Clark, James Dukas, John Hallow, House Jameson (as "Ambassador James F. Magee") [final Broadway role], Richard Libertini (as "Father Drobney"), Gerry Matthews, Donna Mills (as "Sultan's 1st Wife") [only Broadway role], Sharon Talbot, Gene Varrone, Curtis Wheeler. Produced by David Merrick. Produced in association with Jack Rollins and Charles Joffe. Associate Producer: Samuel Liff. Note: Produced on film as Don't Drink the Water (1969).
  • The Last Analysis (1964). Farce. Written by Saul Bellow. Directed by Joseph Anthony. Belasco Theatre: 1 Oct 1964- 24 Oct 1964 (28 performances + 10 previews). Cast: Charles Boaz, Edwin Bordo, Bert Conway, James Dukas, Alix Elias, Tresa Hughes, Leon Janney, Will Lee, Sam Levene, Sully Michaels, Lucille Patton, Minerva Pious, Phillip Pruneau, Tony Roberts, Ted Schwartz, Michael Vale, Ann Wedgeworth, Walter Williams. Produced by Stevens Productions, Inc. Associate Producer: Lyn Austin and Victor Samrock.
  • (1978) TV commercial: Polaroid Polavision Instant Movies
  • (mid 80s) TV commercial: US News Magazine
  • (1996) He acted in Blake Edwards' musical, "Victor/Victoria," at the Marriott Marquis Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Julie Andrews, Michael Nouri, Rachel York, and Mark Lotito in the cast.
  • (1992) He acted in A.R. Gurney's play, "The Fourth Wall," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Kelly Bishop in the cast.
  • (1974) He acted in Woody Allen's play, "Play It Again, Sam," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Marcia Rodd and Mark Shapiro in the cast. Jeremiah Morris was director.
  • (April 15 to May 31, 1998) He acted in Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Follies," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Kaye Ballard, Eddie Bracken, Michael Gruber, Laurence Guittard, Ingrid Ladendorf, Donna McKechnie, Ann Miller, Liliane Montevecchi, Natalie Mosco, Phyllis Newman, Meredith Patterson and Donald Saddler in the cast. Robert Johanson was director. Jerry Mitchell was choreographer. Jim Coleman and Tim Helm were musical directors. Michael Anania was scenic designer. Mark Stanley was lighting designer. Gregg Barnes was costume designer.
  • (June 18 to August 11, 2002) He acted in Charles Busch's play, "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife," in the West Coast premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Valerie Harper and Michele Lee in the cast. Lynne Meadow was director.

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