Date of Birth : Aug 28th 1930
The small, darkly handsome New Yorker studied at City College, Erwin Piscator’s Dramatic Workshop, and the Actors Studio before making his debut in summer stock in 1952. He won immediate recognition when he portrayed the vicious Jocko de Paris in End as a Man (1953), then portrayed the guilt?ridden Brick in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955). He also shone as the drug?addicted Johnny Pope in A Hatful of Rain (1955), the doctor Edmund Darrell in Strange Interlude (1963), salesman “Erie” Smith in Hughie (1974), college professor George in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1976), and the Aussie war vet Eric Dawson in Shimada (1992).