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  • (1936) Stage: Appeared (as "Tubbs Barrow"; Broadway debut) in "Sweet Aloes" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Joyce Carey (as Jay Mallory; also in cast as "Lady Farrington"). Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey. Directed by Tyrone Guthrie. Booth Theatre: 4 Mar 1936-Mar 1936 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: Charles Bryant, Elizabeth Chase, Doris Dalton, John Emery (as "Hon. Robert Melford, later Lord Farrington"), Myra Hampton, John Litel (as "Jim Baker"), Jim Baker, Marjorie Martyn (as "Rose"), Elliot Mason (as "Miss Esther Warren"), Henry Vincent (as "Johnson"), Ruth Vivian (as "Miss Alice Dodd"). Produced by Lee Ephraim.
  • (1950) Stage: Appeared in "Bell, Book and Candle" on Broadway. Comedy.
  • (1984) Stage: Appeared in "Aren't We All" on Broadway.
  • (1978) Stage: Appeared in "The Kingfisher" on Broadway.
  • Stage: Appeared in "The Love of Four Colonels" on Broadway.
  • (1958) Stage: Appeared in "Bell Book and Candle" on Broadway.
  • (1954) Stage: Appeared in "Anne of The Thousand Days" on Broadway.
  • (1956) Stage: Appeared (as "Henry Higgins", 3/15/56-12/23/57) in "My Fair Lady" on Broadway. Musical/Romantic comedy. Book / Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. Music by Frederick Loewe. Adapted from "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw. Music arranged by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang. Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman. Musical Director: Franz Allers. Choral arrangements by Gino Smart. Production Design by Oliver Smith. Costume Design by Cecil Beaton. Lighting Design by Feder. Hair Design by Ernest Adler. Wig Design by Ira Senz. Choreographed by Hanya Holm. Directed by Moss Hart. Mark Hellinger Theatre (moved to The Broadhurst Theatre from 28 Feb 1962-14 Apr 1962, then moved to The Broadway Theatre from 18 Apr 1962- close): 15 Mar 1956- 29 Sep 1962 (2717 performances). Cast: Julie Andrews (as "Eliza Doolittle"), Rex Harrison (as "Henry Higgins"), Robert Coote (as "Col. Pickering"), Stanley Holloway (as "Alfred P. Doolittle"), Cathleen Nesbitt (as "Mrs. Higgins"). Replacement cast: [during Mark Hellinger Theatre run]: Helen Ahola (as "Singing Ensemble"), Christian Alderson (as "Busker" / "Dancing Ensemble"), Michael Allinson (as "Henry Higgins") [from 10 Feb 1960-?], Bill Atkinson (as "Busker" / "Dancing Ensemble"), Gretl Bauer (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Lindsey Bergen (as "First Cockney" / "Singing Ensemble"), Maxine Berke (as "Busker" / "Dancing Ensemble"; from circa 31 Dec 1957-?), Mary Sue Berry (as "Servant" / "Singing Ensemble"), Leta Bonynge (as "Mrs. Pearce"), Leo Britt (as "Bystander" / "Zoltan Karpathy"; from circa 14 May 1956-?), Margaret Broderson (as "Servant" / "Singing Ensemble"), Paul Brown (as "Footman"), Betty Buday (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Regina Burger (as "Singing Ensemble"; from circa 12 Sep 1956- ?), Ann Casey (as "Singing Ensemble"), Pamela Charles (as "Eliza Doolittle") [from 2 Feb 1959-?], Diana Chase (as "Singing Ensemble"), Hilda Clarke (as "Singing Ensemble"), Thatcher Clarke (as "Dancing Ensemble" / "Busker") [from circa Dec 1957-?], Melville Cooper (as "Col. Pickering"), Robin Craven (as "Bystander" / "Zoltan Karpathy") [from 4 Jun 1956-?], Margaret Cuddy (as "Mrs. Higgins' Maid"), Joan Darby (as "Busker" / "Dancing Ensemble"), Reginald Denny (as "Col. Pickering") [from circa 31 Dec 1957-?], Bill Diehl (as "Singing Ensemble" / "Third Cockney"), Crandall Diehl (as "Bystander") [from circa 25 Jun 1956-?], Joan Diehl (as "Busker" / "Dancing Ensemble"), Gordon Dilworth (as "Alfred P. Doolittle"), Lee Dougherty (as "Singing Ensemble"), Loren Driscoll (as "Freddy Eynsford-Hill"), Christopher Edwards (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Susan Fellows (as "Queen of Transylvania" / "Servant" / "Singing Ensemble"), Lola Fisher (as "Eliza Doolittle") [from 14 Aug 1956-?], Bramwell Fletcher (as "Henry Higgins") [from 25 Aug 1958-?], Janet Gaylord (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Katia Geleznova (as "Dancing Ensemble") [circa 25 Jun 1956-?], Don Grilley (as "Singing Ensemble"), Maribel Hammer (as "Lady Boxington" / "Mrs. Hopkins"), Moss Hart (as "Escort of the Queen of Transylvania") [from 23 Dec 1957-23 Dec 1957], Kim Hayward (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Tom Hellmore (as "Henry Higgins") [from 17 Aug 1956-?], Tom Hestor (as "Busker"), Sally Ann Howes (as "Eliza Doolittle") [from 3 Feb 1958-?], Ray Hyson (as "Third Cockney" / "Singing Ensemble"), John H. Jones (as "Bartender" / "Singing Ensemble"), Robert Karl (as "Busker" / "Dancing Ensemble"), Lawrence Keith (as "Footman" / "Singing Ensemble" / "Flunky"), Kay Kendall (as "Queen of Transylvania") [from 23 Dec 1957-23 Dec 1957], Glenn Kezer (as "Butler"), Dieter Klos (as "Dancing Ensemble"), William Krach (as "First Cockney") [circa 31 Dec 1957-?], Ronnie Lee (as "Dancing Ensemble") [from 14 Aug 1961-24 Feb 1962], David Lober (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Jean Maggio (as "Servant" / "Singing Ensemble"), Iva March (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Margery Maude (as "Mrs. Higgins"), Svetlana McLee (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Rod McLennan (as "Bartender"), Linda McNaughton (as "Servant" / "Singing Ensemble"), Kiki Minor (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Dale Moreda (as "Dancing Ensemble") [from circa 12 Sep 1956-?], Margot Moser (as "Eliza Doolittle") [from 30 Jan 1961 ?], Edward Mulhare (as "Henry Higgins") [from 29 Nov 1957-?], Barton Mumaw (as "Bystander"), Glenn Olson (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Robert Price (as "Singing Ensemble"), Ronald Radd (as "Alfred P. Doolittle") [from 23 Dec 1957-?], Rosemary Rainer (as "Eliza Doolittle" / "Servant" / "Singing Ensemble"), Charlotte Ray (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Bill Reilly (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Viola Roache (as "Mrs. Higgins"), Ronald Rosanoff (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Bentley Roton (as "Busker" / "Dancing Ensemble"), Dorothy Scott (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Karen Shepard (as "Servant" / "Singing Ensemble"), Barbara Siman (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Robert St. Clair (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Herb Surface (as "Servant"), Regina Wallace (as "Mrs. Eynsford-Hill") [circa 31 Dec 1957-?], Marc West (as "Dancing Ensemble") [circa 12 Sep 1956-?], Harry Woolever (as "Dancing Ensemble"). Understudies: Helen Ahola (as "Mrs. Hopkins"), Leo Britt (as "Henry Higgins" / "Col. Pickering"), Robin Craven (as "Henry Higgins"), Lola Fisher (as "Eliza Doolittle"), John H. Jones (as "Freddy Eynsford-Hill"), Lawrence Keith (as "Jamie"), Rosemary Rainer (as "Eliza Doolittle"), Karen Shepard (as "Eliza Doolittle"), Regina Wallace (as "Mrs. Higgins"). Replacement actors during Broadhurst Theatre run: Leta Bonynge (as "Mrs. Pearce"), Ronnie Lee (as "Dancing Ensemble") [from 28 Feb 1962-28 Jul 1962]. Replacement actors during Broadway Theatre run: None noted. Produced by Herman Levin. NOTE: Filmed as My Fair Lady (1964).
  • Stage: Appeared on Broadway in "Design For Living"
  • (1931) Stage: Appeared in "French Without Tears"
  • (1974) Stage: Appeared (as "Sebastian Cuttwell") in "In Praise of Love" on Broadway. Written by Terence Rattigan. Scenic / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge. Research Assistant to Mr. Melziner: J. Robin Modereger. Lighting Assistant to Mr. Mielziner: Richard Nelson. Wig Design by Paul Huntley. Miss Harris' Hair Styles by Ray Iagnocco. Directed by Fred Coe. Morosco Theatre: 10 Dec 1974-31 May 1975 (200 performances + 7 previews that began on 3 Dec 1974). Cast: Julie Harris (as "Lydia Cruttwell"), Martin Gabel (as "Mark Walters"; final Broadway role), Peter Burnell (as "Joey Cruttwell"). Standbys: Jennifer Bassey (credited as Joan Bassie; as "Lydia Cruttwell"), Paul Sparer (as "Mark Walters" / "Sebastian Cruttwell"). Understudy: Bill Biskup (as "Joey Cruttwell"). Produced by Arthur Cantor.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "King Henry VIII") in "Anne of the Thousand Days" on Broadway. NOTE: Won Tony award as Best Actor.
  • (1979) Book of poetry (ed.): "If Love Be Love"
  • (1980) Album: "Rex--The First Solo Album"
  • Stage: Starred in (and directed) "Venus Observed" on Broadway.
  • (1950) Print ad: Lucky Strike cigarettes
  • (1977) Stage: Appeared in "Caesar and Cleopatra" on Broadway. Comedy.
  • (1986) Stage: Appeared in "Heartbreak House" on Broadway. Comedy (revival).
  • (1983) Stage: Appeared in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Heartbreak House", at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England, with Rosemary Harris, Diana Rigg and Simon Ward in the cast. John Dexter was the director.
  • (1974) Stage: Appeared in Luigi Pirandello's play, "Henry IV", at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, England, with Yvonne Mitchell and James Villiers in the cast.
  • (1960) Stage: Appeared in Anton Chekhov and Dmitri Makaroff's play, "Platonov", at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England, with Rachel Roberts, Graham Crowden, Ronald Barker, Nicholas Selby, Frank Finlay, Rosalind Knight, Elvi Hale, George Murcell, James Bolam, Peter Bowles and Susan Engel in the cast. George Devine and John Blatchley were the directors. Dudley Moore was the composer.
  • (1954) Stage: Appeared in / directed John Van Druten's play, "Bell, Book, and Candle", at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England, with Lilli Palmer, Athene Seyler and Wilfrid Lawson in the cast.
  • (1950) Stage: Appeared in T.S. Eliot's play, "The Cocktail Party", at the New Theatre in London, England, with Margaret Leighton in the cast.
  • (1941) Stage: Appeared in S.N. Behrman's play, "No Time for Comedy", at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England, with Diana Wynyard, Lilli Palmer, Elisabeth Welch, Walter Fitzgerald and Denys Blakelock in the cast. Harold French was the director. G.E. Calthrop was the designer.
  • (1936) Stage: Appeared in Terence Rattigan's play, "French Without Tears", at the Criterion Theatre in London, England, with Kay Hammond, Trevor Howard, Guy Middleton, Roland Culver and Robert Flemyng in the cast.
  • (1936) Stage: Appeared in Margot Neville's play, "Heroes Don't Care", at the St. Martin's Theatre in London, England, with Carol Goodner, Coral Brown, Boris Ranevsky, Marguerite Allan and Felix Aylmer in the cast.
  • (1988) Stage: Appeared in J.M. Barrie's play, "The Admirable Crichton", at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Edward Fox, Niamh Cusack, Steven Pacey, Martin Clunes and Margaret Courtenay in the cast. Frith Banbury was the director.
  • (1984) Stage: Appeared in Frederick Lonsdale's play, "Aren't We All?", at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England, with Claudette Colbert, Nicola Pagett and Francis Matthews in the cast. Clifford Williams was the director.
  • (4/58) Stage: Appeared in Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's musical, "My Fair Lady", at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, England, with Julie Andrews, Stanley Holloway, Zena Dare, Robert Coote, Margaret Halstan, Peter Gilmore, Robert Chisholm, Max Oldaker and Mostyn Evans in the cast. Moss Hart was the director. Cecil Beaton was the costume designer. Cyril Ornadel was the conductor.
  • (2/23/48) Radio: Appeared (as "Stephen Fox") in a "Screen Guild Theater" broadcast of "The Foxes of Harrow".
  • (December 16, 1977 to January 28, 1978) He acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "The Devil's Disciple," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Chris Sarandon, Carole Shelley, Barnard Hughes and Margaret Hamilton in the cast. Frank Dunlop was director.

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