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Robert Gerringer Biography (1926-)
Born Robert Geiringer, May 12, 1926, in New York City; son of Arthur Joseph (a surgeon) and Mary Agnes (a teacher; maiden name, Moran) Geiringer; marriedPatricia Falkenhain (an actress), April 29, 1950. Addresses: HOME--Newcastle, ME 04553. AGENT--Lionel Larner Associates, 850 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019.
Gerringer told CTFT, "I've been a moderately busy watercolor painter for twenty years and sell my work at the Pemaquid Gallery in Maine."
- Birth Details
- May 12, 1926
- New York, New York, United States
- STAGE DEBUT--Buckingham, Richard III, Fordham University Theater, NY, 1946.
- NEW YORK DEBUT--Towncrier, Thieves Carnival, Cherry Lane, 1953.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Adrian, In a Garden, NY, 1948.
- Maurice, Obsession, Women's Club Theater, Waterbury, CT, 1949.
- Reverend Bronte, Moor-born, Hotel Sutton Theater, NY, 1950.
- Jim, Separate Rooms, Mr. Prior, Outward Bound, Archibald, East Lynne, SirPaul Martin, Miranda, all at Monson Theater, MA, 1950.
- Don Juan, Don Juan in Hell, Mexican, A Streetcar Named Desire, both at Kingsbridge Veterans' Hospital, NY, 1952.
- Caiphas, His Mother's Promise, St. Boniface Church, Paterson, NJ, 1953.
- Lieutenant, The Man of Destiny, Kingsbridge Veterans' Hospital, NY, 1953.
- Preacher Hagler, Dark of the Moon, Stanley Dale, Here Today, Bishop, SeeHow They Run, Philip Mortimer, Gently Does It, Charles, Blithe Spirit, John Worthing, The Importance of Being Earnest, Reverend Davidson, Rain, Geoffrey,The Two Mrs. Carrols, Gene Tuttle, Personal Appearance, Joe Morgan, Ten Nights in a Bar-Room, all at Canal Fulton, OH, 1954.
- towncrier, Thieves' Carnival, Cherry Lane, NY, 1955.
- Ligarius, Lepidus, and Casca, Julius Caesar, Captain, The Tempest, both American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, CT, 1955.
- Seyton, Macbeth, Shakespearewrights, Jan Hus House Theater, NY, 1955.
- Friar Laurence, Romeo and Juliet, Jan Hus House Theater, NY, 1956.
- I Knock at the Door and Pictures in the Hallway, YMHA Theater, NY, 1956.Gerard Dupuis, Nina, Alan Coles, Oh, Men! Oh, Women!, Cornelius Rockley, YouTouched Me, Josef, By Candlelight, McKeever, The Solid Gold Cadillac, Starbuck, The Rainmaker, Richard Sherman, The Seven Year Itch, Bill Reynolds, Tea and Sympathy, Bounine, Anastasia, all at Canal Fulton, OH, 1956.
- Uncle Tom, Jewish Vendor, Minister, and Old Man with cancer of the tongue, Pictures in the Hallway, Playhouse, NY, 1956.
- Third Workman, Purple Dust, Cherry Lane, NY, 1956.
- Duke, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Banquo, Macbeth, both at New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte, NY, 1957.
- Father Ambrose, The Waltz of the Toreadors, Coronet, NY, 1958.
- Guest of the Nation, ANTA matinee series, NY, 1958.
- Iago, Othello, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte, NY, 1958.
- John Wilkes Booth, Edwin Booth, La Jolla Playhouse, CA, 1958.
- Downing, The Family Reunion, Phoenix, NY, 1958.
- Lieutenant, The Power and the Glory, Phoenix, NY, 1958.
- Jasper Culver, The Andersonville Trial, Henry Miller's, NY, 1959.
- U.S.A., John Drew Theater, East Hampton, NY, 1960.
- first narrator, Under Milkwood, Circle in the Square, NY, 1961.
- Driscoll, The Long Voyage Home, Mermaid, NY, 1961.
- Benedict, Much Ado About Nothing, Reverend Chasuble, The Importance of Being Earnest, both Antioch Theater, Yellow Springs, OH, 1962.
- Petruchio, The Taming of the Shrew, Phoenix, NY, 1963.
- Orgon, Tartuffe, stage manager, Our Town, Francis Nurse, The Crucible, Tobias, A Delicate Balance, Pat, The Hostage, Poche and Chandel, A Flea in HerEar, all with American Conservatory Theater Repertory, San Francisco, CA, 1967-69.
- Lord Humphrey, The Chronicles of King Henry VI, Part I and Part II, Buckingham, Richard III, all New York Shakespeare Festival, NY, 1970.
- Krogstad, A Doll's House, Playhouse, NY, 1971.
- Paycock, Juno and the Paycock, Kennedy Center, Eisenhower, Washington, DC, 1971.
- Paycock, Juno and the Paycock, Catholic University, Washington, DC, 1972.
- Harry, A Delicate Balance, Playhouse in the Park, Cincinnati, OH, 1973.
- Fergus Crampton, You Never Can Tell, George Antrobus, The Skin of Our Teeth, Arlington Park Theater, Arlington Heights, IL, 1973.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Gentleman Caller, The Glass Menagerie, U.S. summer stock theaters, 1959.
- Krogstad, A Doll's House, Royal Alexandra, Toronto, Canada, 1971.
- Father Ambrose, Waltz of the Toreadors.
- FILM DEBUT--Unemployed Man, Requiem for a Heavyweight, Columbia, 1962.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Newspaper editor, Black Like Me, Walter Reade Pictures, 1964.
- Lovely Way to Die, Universal, 1968.
- college professor, The Way We Were, Columbia, 1973.
- The Exorcist, Warner Brothers, 1973.
- detective, The Sentinel, Universal, 1977.
- TELEVISION DEBUT--Mercutio, Romeo and Juliet, NBC, 1949.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES
- Suspense, CBS.
- Danger, CBS.
- Skips, "The Lady's Not for Burning," Omnibus, NBC.
- "Men in White," Dupont Theater, NBC, 1961.
- The 91st Day, NET, 1964.
- The Doctors, NBC.
- Search for Tomorrow.
- A Time for Us.
- A Brighter Day.
- the bishop, "Ceremony of Innocence," NET Playhouse, PBS, 1970.
- Dark Shadows.
- Del Emerson, The Edge of Night.
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