Stephen Joyce Biography (1931-)

Born March 7, 1931, in New York, NY; son of Stephen and Ruth (Reilly) Joyce;married Billie J. Jones. Addresses: HOME--145 Platt Lane, Milford, CT06460.

Favorite roles: Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire, Bri in Joe Egg....

Birth Details
March 7, 1931
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits
  • STAGE DEBUT--Sakini, Teahouse of the August Moon, Okinawa, 1953.
  • OFF-BROADWAY DEBUT--Romeo, Romeo and Juliet, New York Shakespeare Festival, 1956.
  • Michael Byrne, "The Tinker's Wedding," and Bartley, "Riders to the Sea,"as part of a triple bill entitled Three Plays by John Millington Synge, Theatre East, New York City, 1957.
  • Henry Appleton, The Legend of Lizzie, 54th Street Theatre, New York City,1959.
  • title role, Coriolanus, Edgar, King Lear, both American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, CT, 1965.
  • Leontes, The Winter's Tale, San Diego Shakespeare Festival, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1965.
  • Biff, Death of a Salesman, title role, Hamlet, both Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA, 1966.
  • Archbishop of York, Falstaff, First Tempter, Murder in the Cathedral, Marcus Antonius, Julius Caesar, all American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, 1966.
  • Prince, Those That Play the Clowns, American National Theatre Academy (ANTA) Playhouse, New York City, 1966.
  • Father Jerome Fogarty, "The Frying Pan," Tom Dorgan, "Eternal Triangle,"and Denis Sullivan, "The Bridal Night," as a triple bill entitled Three HandReel, Renata Theatre, New York City, 1966.
  • various roles, The Hemingway Hero, Shubert Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1967.
  • Stephen Dedalus, Stephen D, East 74th Street Theatre, New York City, 1967.
  • Brother Martin Ladvenu, Saint Joan, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1968.
  • Actor, The Exercise, John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1968.
  • An Evening with James Agee, Theatre de Lys, New York City, 1969.
  • Ben Bran, "The Report," Coach, "Football," Old Local, "Fireworks for a Hot Fourth," as a triple bill entitled Fireworks, Village South Theatre, New York City, 1969.
  • Segismund, Life Is a Dream, Paul Holliman, A Break in the Skin, Larry Parks, Are You Now or Have You Ever Been?, all Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1972.
  • Charlie Now, Da, Olney Playhouse, Olney, MD, then Ivanhoe Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1973.
  • Richard Halvey, Summer, Olney Playhouse, 1974.
  • Father Rivard, The Runner Stumbles, Hartman Theatre, Stamford, CT, then Little Theatre, New York City, 1976.
  • Mark Crawford, Savages, Hudson Guild Theatre, New York City, 1977.
  • Hunt, Scribes, Phoenix Theatre, New York City, 1977.
  • Captain Blakely, The Caine Mutiny Court Martial, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1983.
  • Private John Brown, Maneuvers, South Street Theatre, New York City, 1985.
  • Bartholmew Van Amburg, Planet Fires, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, CA, 1985-86.
  • Also appeared in Happy End, Yale Repertory Theatre, 1972; The Glass Menagerie, Olney Playhouse, 1975; The Auction Tomorrow, Hartman Theatre, 1978; Angel Street, Whole Theatre Company, Montclair, NJ, 1982; The Father, Philadelphia Drama Guild, Philadelphia, PA, 1984; and in Devour the Snow, School for Wives, and Daisy. Played Banco and Macol in Macbeth, Caliban, The Tempest, andappeared in Edward Bond's Lear, all 1973; Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar NamedDesire.
  • Bri, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg.
  • Director, The Tantalus, Harold Clurman Theatre, New York City, 1981.
  • Matinee Theatre, NBC.
  • Play of the Week, NBC.
  • Omnibus, CBS.
  • Ben Casey, ABC.
  • Rawhide, CBS.

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