Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Jonathan Farwell Biography (1932-)
Full name Jonathan Kirkpatrick Farwell; born January 9, 1932, in Lansing, MI;son of Arthur George (a composer) and Gertrude Everts (an actress; maiden name, Brice) Farwell; married Joerle Anne Gaines (an actress; professional name, Jo Farwell), July 23, 1955 (separated, 1977); children: Alison Beatrice, Elisabeth Evelyn. Addresses: Agent--Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.
- Birth Details
- January 9, 1932
- Lansing, Michigan, United States
Credits; Stage Appearances
- (New York debut) Demetrius, A Midsummer Night's Dream, New York Shakespeare Festival, 1961.
- Petruchio, The Taming of the Shrew, Arena Stage, Washington, DC, 1963.
- Jack Worthing, The Importance of Being Earnest, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA, 1965.
- Holmes, Sherlock Holmes, Cleveland Playhouse, Cleveland, OH, c. 1972.
- Chief Bromden, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Cleveland Playhouse, c. 1972.
- Standby for the roles of Wagner and Carson, Night and Day, Broadway production, 1979, and John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington,DC.
- Standby for the roles of Carl, Thor, David, Mornings at Seven, Broadway production, 1980.
- Von Strack and understudy for the role of Salieri, Amadeus, Broadway production, 1983.
- Kralahome, The King and I, Broadway production, 1985.
- Absurd Person Singular, Philadelphia Drama Guild, Philadelphia, PA, 1986.
- George, Jumpers, Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, MA, 1987.
- Numerous stage appearances, including Strider, Strider; Doc, Come Back Little Sheba; Sandor Turai, The Play's the Thing; Judge Brack, Hedda Gabler; Doc, Mr. Roberts; Harry Brock, Born Yesterday; Reg, The Norman Conquests; CountDracula, Dracula; Macbeth, Macbeth; John Proctor, The Crucible; Mack the Knife, The Threepenny Opera; El Gallo, The Fantasticks; Charles Condomine, Blithe Spirit; Bolingbroke, Richard II; appeared at numerous theatres, including Missouri Repertory; Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL; Alley Theatre, Houston, TX;Cincinnati Playhouse, Cincinnati, OH; Association of Producing Artists; Ahmanson Theatre, New York City; and Mark Taper Forum and L.A. Music Center, bothLos Angeles, CA.
Credits; Major Tours
- Antonio Salieri, Amadeus, Bus and Truck, U.S. cities, 1983-84.
Credits; Television Appearances; Series
- Judge Marvin Martel, All My Children, ABC, 1985.
- George Rawlins, The Young and the Restless, CBS, 1988-89.
Credits; Television Appearances; Miniseries
- British Ambassador Hammond, George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation, CBS, 1986.
- Earl of Castoria, People Like Us, NBC, 1990.
Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
- (Television debut) Marine guard, The U.S. Steel Hour, CBS, 1959.
- "The Pigeons of Paris," The Rogues, NBC, 1965.
- Captain Walker Keel, "Conspiracy," Star Trek: The Next Generation, syndicated, 1988.
- Jake and the Fatman, CBS, 1991.
- Also appeared in recurring roles on Search for Tomorrow, NBC; Guiding Light, CBS; The Edge of Night; The Doctors; and Love of Life; appeared in Medical Center, CBS; Name of the Game, NBC; and The Duke.
Credits; Film Appearances
- Dr. Frank Reutger, Frankenstein General Hospital, New Star, 1988.
- Dr. Steve Maleao, Watchers II, Concorde, 1990.
- Dr. Phillip Gault, The Haunting of Morella, Concorde, 1990.
- Appeared as father, Rude Awakening, and as the conductor, The Conductor'sWeek.
- Has recorded Talking Books, for Library of Congress through the AmericanFoundation for the Blind.
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