Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Marla Singer to Rod Steiger
Paul Sparer Biography ((?)-)
Born in Boston, MA; married Nancy Marchand (an actress). Addresses: AGENT--c/o Arcasa, Bauman & Hiller, 850 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Dumain, Love's Labour's Lost, City Center Theatre, New York City, 1953.
- Salanio, The Merchant of Venice, Cassio, Othello, Owen Glendower, Sir Walter Blunt, Henry IV, Part I, all City Center Theatre, 1955.
- Gilles de Rais, executioner, Saint Joan, Phoenix Theatre, New York City,1956.
- Earl of Gloucester, King Lear, Players Theatre, New York City, 1959.
- Heracles, Philoctetes, Theatre de Lys, New York City, 1959.
- Borachio, Much Ado about Nothing, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1959.
- John Brown, Cut of the Axe, Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 1960.
- Leone Gala, The Rules of the Game, Gramercy Arts Theatre, New York City,1960.
- Lennox, Macbeth, Ulysses, Troilus and Cressida, Corin, As You Like It, all American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, CT, 1961.
- prosecuting captain, A Cook for Mr. General, Playhouse Theatre, 1961.
- Auda Abu Tayi, Ross, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1961.
- Trigorin, The Seagull, Tom Allen, The Tavern, both Folksbiene Playhouse for APA, 1962, then Phoenix Theatre, 1964.
- Lamberto Laudisi, Right You Are If You Think You Are, Moliere, Impromptuat Versailles, Satin, The Lower Depths, all Phoenix Theatre, 1964.
- Mendoza, the Devil, Man and Superman, Dolokhov, War and Peace, Holofernes, Judith, all Phoenix Theatre, 1965.
- Mead, "The Pedestrian," David McLean, "The Veldt," stranger, "To the Chicago Abyss," all as The World of Ray Bradbury, Orpheum Theatre, New York City,1965.
- Robert Shallow, Falstaff, Sir Reginald Fitz Urse, Murder in the Cathedral, Cassius, Julius Caesar, all American Shakespeare Festival, 1966.
- lecturer, After the Rain, John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1967.
- Disley, Teaparty, Eastside Playhouse, New York City, 1968.
- title role, In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 1969.
- General Browser, Operation Sidewinder, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1970.
- Richard Plantagenet, Henry VI, Parts I and II, New York Shakespeare Festival (NYSF), Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1970.
- general, The Happiness Cage, Solness, The Master Builder, NYSF, Public Theatre, New York City, 1970.
- Albert Valpor, The Water Hen, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, 1972.
- Leonato, Much Ado about Nothing, Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1973.
- Captain Melody, A Touch of the Poet, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1973.
- Giovanni, The Burnt Flowerbed, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1974.
- Emil Varec, Duck Variations, St. Clement's Church Theatre, New York City,1975.
- chairman of council, Zalmen, Lyceum Theatre, New York City, 1976.
- Heartbreak House, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA, 1976.
- various roles, Poor Murderer, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1976.
- Friedrich Reisen, Cold Storage, American Place Theatre, New York City, 1977.
- The Sponsor, St. Clement's Church Theatre, 1977.
- inquisitor, Saint Joan, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1977.
- Awake and Sing, Queen's Festival Playhouse, New York City, 1978.
- recorder, Biography: A Game, Chelsea Westside Theatre, New York City, 1979.
- Title role, Don Juan in Hell, Roundabout Stage One Theatre, New York City, 1980.
- The Millionairess, Hartman Theatre, Stamford, CT, 1981.
- Creon, Medea, Clarence Brown Theatre Company, Knoxville, TN, then Cort Theatre, New York City, 1982.
- Tobias, A Delicate Balance, McCarter Theatre Company, Princeton, NJ, 1982.
- Jacob, Awake and Sing, Circle in the Square, 1984.
- Peter Stockman, An Enemy of the People, Roundabout Theatre, 1985.
- Also appeared in Moby Dick, City Center Theatre, 1955.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; MOVIES
- Sheriff, Mayflower: The Pilgrims' Adventure, CBS, 1979.
- Fritz Jack, You Can't Go Home Again, CBS, 1979.
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