Richard Kiley Biography ((?)-)

See index for CTFT sketch: Born March 31, 1922, in Chicago, IL; died of a blood disorder on March 5, 1999, in Warwick, NY. Actor. Kiley was the original "Man of La Mancha" in the Broadway debut of the play, which ran for more than five years. Kiley had a distinguished baritone voice and won an Antoinette Perry Award for his role in the musical, which included singing "To Dream the Impossible Dream." Kiley studied drama in college and began attaining recognition as an actor after playing a role in George Bernard Shaw's Misalliance. For his work Kiley received an award slated for newcomers with potential in the field of drama. Kiley's stage credits include Voices(1972), Absurd Person Singular(1974), and All My Sons(1987). His movie credits include Looking for Mr. Goodbar(1977) and Endless Love(1981).


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