The Gentle People (1939). Drama. Written by Irwin Shaw
. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. Directed by Harold Clurman
. Belasco Theatre: 5 Jan 1939- May 1939 (closing date unknown/141 performances). Cast: Katherine Allen, Roman Bohnen
(as "Philip Anagnos"), Harry Bratsburg, Grover Burgess
(as "Judge"), Lee J. Cobb
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Cpl. Lee Cobb | Lee Cobb | Lee Colt
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
The theater is the actor's medium. Movies are the director's medium. Television is nobody's medium.
In his autobiography "Timebends," Arthur Miller
says that Lee J. Cobb
was his favorite Willy Loman. He also says that Cobb was never really a leftist as he was apolitical, but that he had been attracted to left-wing and anti-Nazi causes during the Depression as had many people who were trying to do right. Thus, Miller never held the fact that he was a friendly witness before HUAAC against him. A ...
Bulky, broad-shouldered frame