Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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J. Frank Lucas Biography (1920-)
Born March 15, 1920, in Houston, TX; son of Frank Clarence and Mattie Velera(Yarbrough) Lucas. Addresses: HOME--400 W. 43rd Street, Apartment 40-G, New York, NY 10036. AGENT-- Sanders Agency, 156 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY10010.
- Birth Details
- March 15, 1920
- Houston, Texas, United States
- OFF-BROADWAY DEBUT--A Man's House, 1943.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Francis Tear, "Ravenswood," and Dr. Toynbee, "Dunelawan," in Bad Habits,Astor Place Theatre, then Booth Theatre, both New York City, 1974.
- Geronte, Scapino, Circle in the Square, then Ambassador Theatre, both NewYork City, 1974.
- Mayor Rufus Poindexter and Senator Wingwoah, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Entermedia Theatre, then 46th Street Theatre, both New York City, 1978, later Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1982.
- Also appeared in Othello, Shakespearewrights, New York City, 1953; Coriolanus, Phoenix Theatre, New York City, 1954; Inherit the Wind, Margo Jones Theatre, Dallas, TX, 1955; Edward II, American National Theatre and Academy (ANTA) Matinee Series, Theatre De Lys, New York City, 1958; The Long Gallery, RNATheatre, New York City, 1958; The Trip to Bountiful, Theatre East, New YorkCity, 1959; Guitar, Jan Hus Theatre, New York City, 1959; Orpheus Descending,Gramercy Arts Theatre, New York City, 1959; O'Casey and Carrol Twin Bill,ANTA Matinee Series, Theatre De Lys, 1960; Marcus in the High Grass, Greenwich Mews Theatre, New York City, 1960; To Bury a Cousin, Bouwerie Lane Theatre, New York City, 1967; Chocolates, Gramercy Arts Theatre, 1967; Geese, Players Theatre, New York City, 1969; One World at a Time, Lamb's Club, New York City,1972; 40 Carats, Meadowbrook, NJ, 1972; Gypsy, Chateau de Ville Theatre, MA,1972; Twentieth Anniversary Gala, ANTA Matinee Series, Theatre De Lys, 1975;The Long Valley, Theatre De Lys, 1975; Home, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1976; My Daughter's Rated X, Canal-Fulton Dinner Playhouse, Canal-Fulton,OH, 1976; The Torch-Bearers, McCarter Theatre Company, Princeton, NJ, 1978; and in summer theatre productions at North Conway, NH, Hampton, NH, Virginia Beach, VA, Ocean City, NJ, Pompton Lakes, NJ, Sayville, NY, Clinton, CT, and Fayetteville, PA.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Geronte, Scapino, U.S. cities, 1975.
- Abner Dillon, 42nd Street, U.S. cities, 1983.
- Also in Mr. Roberts, U.S. cities, 1953; Time for Elizabeth, U.S.
- cities, 1958; Once More, with Feeling, U.S. cities, 1959; Crazy October,U.S. cities, 1959; Goodbye Again, U.S. cities, 1960; God Bless Our Bank, U.S.cities, 1963; Breakfast at Tiffany's, U.S.
- cities, 1966; Don't Drink the Water, U.S. cities, 1968; Hadrian VII, U.S.cities, 1970; Charley's Aunt, U.S. cities, 1976; Make a Million, U.S. cities, 1977; Heaven Can Wait, U.S. cities, 1977; The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, U.S. cities, 1982.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Seth Lucas, Curse of the Living Corpse, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1964.
- Flasher, Law and Disorder, Columbia, 1974.
- television psychologist, Simon, Warner Brothers, 1979.
- Also appeared in A Little Sex, Universal, 1981; Arthur II, Warner Brothers, 1988.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Texas, NBC, 1981.
- Another World, NBC, 1982.
- One Life to Live, ABC, 1983.
- Sparrow, CBS, 1978.
- Day in Court, ABC, 1964.
- The Life and Assassination of the Kingfish, NBC, 1977.
- Time for Elizabeth, NBC, 1964.
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