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David Bickford Biography (1953-)
Born September 25, 1953, in New Britain, CT; son of John Herbert (an engineer) and Anne Rosie (an architect; maiden name, Chalmers) Bickford; married Kazumi Tanaka (a musical manager), July 14, 1984. Addresses: OFFICE--P.O.Box 252, Madison Square Station, New York, NY 10159.
David Bickford told CTFT that he began his performing career as a magician atage three.
- Birth Details
- September 25, 1953
- New Britain, Connecticut, United States
- STAGE DEBUT--Mute, The Fantasticks, Sharon Playhouse, Sharon, CT, 1976, for ten performances.
- OFF-BROADWAY DEBUT--Policeman, Poison or Petrification, Festival TheatreFoundation, 1977.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Alyoshka, The Lower Depths, Spectrum Theatre, New York City, 1981.
- Snodgrass, Gethsemene Springs, Spectrum Theatre, New York City, 1981.
- Lorenzo, Money Back Guarantee, Quaigh Theatre, New York City, 1982.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Magician, comic, and pianist, with Le Clique Theatrical Company, New YorkCity, Atlantic City, NJ, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and other U.S. cities, as well as Canada, Bermuda, Barbados, 1980--.
Credits; PRINCIPAL CABARET APPEARANCES
- Seasoned Woman in the Salad of Life, at Don't Tell Mama and the Duplex, both New York City, 1983-85.
- FILM DEBUT--Extra, Willie and Phil, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1980.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Ragtime, Paramount, 1981.
- Rojax's son-in-law, Seize the Day, Cannon, 1987.
- Radio Days, Orion, 1987.
- TELEVISION DEBUT--Magician, Bob and Ray Special, PBS, 1975.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Dick Entwhistle, The Edge of Night, ABC, 1979.
- George, The Guiding Light, CBS, 1980-84.
- PLAYS,PRODUCED Terrorist in a Teapot, Theatre Matrix, New York City, 1982.
- (with Susan McCarthy) Revenge in C-Minor, 1987.
- Snake in the Garden, T.O.M.I. Theatre, New York City, 1977.
- (with Shelby Bufford) Victory Girls, Red Parrot Theatre, New York City, 1983.
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