Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Ed Kovens Biography (1934-)
Born Edward Kovens Jenovese, June 26, 1934, in New York City; son of PatrickEdward (a doctor) and Leone Marsha (a painter and office manager; maiden name, Kovens) Jenovese; married Carmen Presmanes, July 14, 1957 (divorced, 1973);married Susan Miller, December 17, 1974 (divorced, 1980). Addresses:AGENT--Richard Cataldi Agency, 180 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10011.
- Birth Details
- June 26, 1934
- New York, New York, United States
- STAGE DEBUT--Harry Brock, Born Yesterday, Off Park Theatre, Brooklyn, NY,14 performances.
- NEW YORK DEBUT--Pozzo, Waiting for Godot, New York Theatrical Company, 1959, 21 performances.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Berto, Passione, Morosco, NY.
- Mr. Marveltine, 42 Seconds from Broadway, Playhouse One, NY.
- Bernie Dodd, Country Girl, City Center, NY.
- Handyman, Three Sisters, Morosco, NY.
- Collie, Deer Park, Theatre de Lys, NY.
- Harry, Bunnie, Actors Studio Theater, NY.
- Dr. Frank, The Last Straw, American Place, NY.
- Herod, Pontius Pilate, Actors Studio Theater, NY.
- Big Daddy, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Rothesay Theater, Canada.
- Mr. Mattie, Galileo, Theater of Living Arts.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Holy Face, Fortune and Men's Eyes, NY, Toronto, Montreal, San Francisco,1967.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
- Director at Unit Theater, NY; New York Stage Company; Calumet Theater, MI; Encore Theater, San Francisco.
- TELEVISION DEBUT--Jackie Gleason Show, CBS, 1957.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES
- "One Hand Clapping," Nurse.
- "One Nation Invisible," Get Smart.
- "Murder to Infinity," N.Y.P.D.
- "Boys Night Out," N.Y.P.D.
- Muggable Mary.
- Edge of Night.
- One Life to Live.
- Search for Tomorrow.
- Love Is a Many Splendored Thing.
- Naked City.
- The Defenders.
- Car 54, Where Are You? FILM DEBUT--Edge of the City, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,1957.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Death Journey.
- Pursuit of Happiness, Columbia, 1971.
- The Gambler, Paramount, 1974.
- If Ever I See You Again, Columbia, 1978.
- Q (aka The Winged Serpent), 1983.