Barnard Hughes (Performer) | Playbill

Barnard Hughes

Performer

For his turn as the curmudgeonly father — "da," for short — haunting the memory of his playwright son, he won the Best Actor Tony Award and Outstanding Actor Drama Desk Award. He later played the role in the film version.

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  • Born: Jul 15, 1915 in Bedford Hills, New York
  • Death: Jul 10, 2006 in New York, New York

Roles (33)

Waiting in the Wings Playbill - Opening Night Waiting in the Wings
Opened December 16, 1999
  • as Osgood Meeker (Original)
Waiting in the Wings Playbill - Opening Night
Prelude to a Kiss Playbill - Opening Night, May 1990 Prelude to a Kiss
Opened May 01, 1990
  • as Old Man (Original)
The Iceman Cometh Playbill - September 1985 The Iceman Cometh
Opened September 29, 1985
  • as Harry Hope (Original)
End of the World Playbill - Opening Night, May 1984 End of the World
Opened May 06, 1984
  • as Philip Stone (Original)
Angels Fall Playbill - Opening Night, Jan 1983 Angels Fall
Opened January 22, 1983
  • as Father William Doherty (Original)
The 33rd Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 3, 1979 The 33rd Annual Tony Awards - 1979
Opened June 03, 1979
  • as Participating Artist (Original)
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 V.I.P. Night on Broadway
Opened April 22, 1979
  • Performer
Da Playbill - May 1978 Da
Opened May 01, 1978
  • as Da (Original)
All Over Town Playbill - Dec 1974 All Over Town
Opened December 29, 1974
  • as Dr. Lionel Morris (Original)
All Over Town Playbill - Dec 1974
The Good Doctor Playbill - Nov 1973 The Good Doctor
Opened November 27, 1973
  • Performer
The Good Doctor Playbill - Nov 1973
Uncle Vanya Playbill - June 1973 Uncle Vanya
Opened June 04, 1973
  • as Alexander Vladimirovich Serebryakov (Original)
Much Ado About Nothing Playbill - Nov 1972 Much Ado About Nothing
Opened November 11, 1972
  • as Dogberry (Original)
Abelard and Heloise Playbill - March 1971 Abelard and Heloise
Opened March 10, 1971
  • as Fulbert (Original)
Abelard and Heloise Playbill - March 1971
The Wrong Way Light Bulb Playbill - March 1969 The Wrong Way Light Bulb
Opened March 04, 1969
  • as Judge Belknap (Original)
How Now, Dow Jones Playbill - Opening Night, Dec 1967 How Now, Dow Jones
Opened December 07, 1967
  • as Senator McFetridge (Original)
  • as Wingate (Replacement)
    Arrived On Mar 04, 1968
I Was Dancing Playbill - Nov 1964 I Was Dancing
Opened November 08, 1964
  • as Father Frank Feeley (Original)
Hamlet Playbill - April 1964 Hamlet
Opened April 09, 1964
  • as Marcellus (Original)
  • as Priest (Original)
  • as Claudius (Original)
Nobody Loves and Albatross Playbill - Feb 1964 Nobody Loves an Albatross
Opened December 19, 1963
  • as Bert Howell (Original)
  • as Mike Harper (Original)
  • as Victor Talsey (Original)
The Advocate Playbill - Oct 1963 The Advocate
Opened October 14, 1963
  • as The Governor (Original)
Advise and Consent Playbill - Nov 1960 Advise and Consent
Opened November 17, 1960
  • as August (Original)
  • as Orrin Knox (Original)
Advise and Consent Playbill - Nov 1960
A Majority of One Playbill - March 1959 A Majority of One
Opened February 16, 1959
  • as Captain Norcross (Original)
  • as Koichi Asano (Original)
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Dinosaur Wharf
Opened November 08, 1951
  • as Clancy (Original)
The Ivy Green Playbill - April 1949 The Ivy Green
Opened April 05, 1949
  • as Martin (Original)
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Please, Mrs. Garibaldi
Opened March 16, 1939
  • as Joe Garibaldi (Original)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
2000 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
1978 Outstanding Actor in a Play Winner
Tony Award
1978 Best Actor in a Play Winner
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