George Grizzard (Performer) | Playbill

George Grizzard

Performer

George Cooper Grizzard, Jr. was born on April 1, 1928, in Roanoke Rapids, NC, and grew up in Washington. He attended college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He worked briefly at a Washington advertising agency, but quit to audition for the newly established Arena Stage.

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  • Born: Mar 31, 1928 in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
  • Death: Oct 01, 2007 in New York, New York

Roles (25)

Seascape Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 2005 Seascape
Opened November 21, 2005
  • as Charlie (Original)
Seascape Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 2005
Judgment at Nuremberg Playbill - Opening Night Judgment at Nuremberg
Opened March 26, 2001
  • as Judge Haywood (Original)
Judgment at Nuremberg Playbill - Opening Night
A Delicate Balance Playbill - Opening Night, April 1996 A Delicate Balance
Opened April 21, 1996
  • as Tobias (Original)
A Delicate Balance Playbill - Opening Night, April 1996
Man and Superman Playbill - Dec 1978 Man and Superman
Opened December 14, 1978
  • as John Tanner (Original)
California Suite Playbill - Aug 1976 California Suite
Opened June 10, 1976
  • as Sidney Nichols (Original)
  • as Stu Franklyn (Original)
  • as William Warren (Original)
California Suite Playbill - Aug 1976
The Royal Family Playbill - Dec 1975 The Royal Family
Opened December 30, 1975
  • as Tony Cavendish (Original)
Crown Matrimonial Playbill - Oct 1973 Crown Matrimonial
Opened October 03, 1973
  • as King Edward VIII (Original)
The Creation of the World and Other Business Playbill - Nov 1972 The Creation of the World and Other Business
Opened November 30, 1972
  • as Lucifer (Original)
The Country Girl Playbill - Opening Night, March 1972 The Country Girl
Opened March 15, 1972
  • as Bernie Dodd (Original)
Inquest Playbill - April 1970 Inquest
Opened April 23, 1970
  • as Julius Rosenberg (Original)
The Gingham Dog Playbill - April 1969 The Gingham Dog
Opened April 23, 1969
  • as Vincent (Original)
Sweet Potato Playbill - Sept 1968 Noël Coward's Sweet Potato
Opened September 29, 1968
  • Performer
Sweet Potato Playbill - Sept 1968
You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running Playbill - March 1967 The Footsteps of Doves
Opened March 13, 1967
  • as Salesman (Original)
You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running Playbill - Opening Night, March 1967 I'm Herbert
Opened March 13, 1967
  • as Herbert (Original)
You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running Playbill - Opening Night, March 1967 The Shock of Recognition
Opened March 13, 1967
  • as Jack Barnstable (Original)
The Glass Menagerie Playbill - Opening Night, May 1965 The Glass Menagerie
Opened May 04, 1965
  • as The Son (Original)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Playbill - Oct 1962 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Opened October 13, 1962
  • as Nick (Original)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Playbill - Oct 1962
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Big Fish, Little Fish
Opened March 15, 1961
  • as Ronnie Johnson (Original)
Mary, Mary Playbill - Jan 1962 Mary, Mary
Opened March 08, 1961
  • as Bob McKellaway (Replacement)
    Arrived On Jun 25, 1962
Face of a Hero Playbill - Nov 1960 Face of a Hero
Opened October 20, 1960
  • as Harold Rutland, Jr. (Original)
Face of a Hero Playbill - Nov 1960
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 The Disenchanted
Opened December 03, 1958
  • as Shep Stearns (Original)
The Happiest Millionaire Playbill - Nov 1956 The Happiest Millionaire
Opened November 20, 1956
  • as Angier Duke (Original)
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 The Desperate Hours
Opened February 10, 1955
  • as Hank Griffin (Original)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1996 Outstanding Actor in a Play Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
2001 Outstanding Actor in a Play Nominee
Theatre World Awards
1957 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1996 Best Actor in a Play Winner
1961 Best Featured Actor in a Play Nominee
1959 Best Featured Actor in a Play Nominee
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