Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Don Atkinson Biography (1940-)
Born June 4, 1940, in Louisville, OH; son of Donald Joseph and Harriet Eunice(Sluss) Atkinson; married wife, Margaret (an actress and director), October11, 1970. Addresses: HOME--New York, NY.
- Birth Details
- June 4, 1940
- Louisville, Ohio, United States
- BROADWAY DEBUT--Dancer, Greenwillow, Alvin Theatre, 1960, for eighty- five performances.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Mercury, The Happiest Girl in the World, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1961.
- Glen, Sail Away, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1961.
- Larry, Mr. President, St. James Theatre, New York City, 1962.
- Larry, All American, Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1962.
- Jimmy, 110 in the Shade, Broadhurst Theatre, 1963.
- Fyedka, Fiddler on the Roof, Imperial Theatre, New York City, 1964.
- Otto, Love Me, Love My Children, Mercer-O'Casey Theatre, New York City, 1971.
- Overnight Guest, The Faggot, Judson Poets' Theatre, New York City, 1973.
- Earl of Rochester, Charles the Second, Classic Theatre, New York City, 1977.
- Clarence Fountain, The Impossible and Clarence Fountain, The Night beforeChristmas: A Morality, both Classic Theatre, 1982.
- Also appeared as S.S. Captain Meuller, The Grand Tour, Jewish Repertory Theatre, New York City; Nathan Detroit, Guys and Dolls, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY; press secretary, The Future, Judson Poets' Theatre; St. Just, Danton's Death, and Dauphine, The Epicoene, both Classic Theatre; Fritz, Anatol, ensemble, Ben Franklin in Paris, Lenny, Naomi Court, Rio- Rita, The Hostage, and Robbie Ross, Masque of Wilde, all in New YorkCity; Count Falcone, Tortesa the Usrer; McFarland, Poor Richard; Felix, The Owl and The Pussycat; Paul Bratter, Barefoot in the Park; Starbuck, The Rainmaker; Henry II, Becket; Harold, Strictly Dishonorable; Hod O'Flynn, Lame DuckParty; John Howard Payne, Ever So Humble; John Charles Fremont, A Brave Man'sPart; and in The Decline and Fall of the World as Seen through the Eyes of Cole Porter.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
- Director, Berlin to Broadway, Light Opera of Riverdell, Riverdell, NJ.
- Also directed productions of Jesus Christ Superstar, Leaves of Grass, Mame, and The Mikado.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Greg, Love of Life, CBS, 1970-73.
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