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Larry Blyden Edit Profile

actor , director , Producer

Larry Blyden, American actor, director, producer. Member Actors Equity Association, American Federation television and Radio Actors. Screen Actors Guild.

Background

Blyden, Larry was born on June 23, 1925 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Adolph and Marian (Davidson) Blieden.

Education

Student Southwestern Louisiana Institute, 1943-1944. Bachelor of Science, University Houston, 1948. Studied performing arts with Stella Adler, Ethel Meyers, Frank Wagner, Matt Mattox.

Career

; children—Joshua, Ellen. Made New York City debut in Mr. Roberts, 1948; since appeared in New York plays The Miser, 1950, Wish You Were Here, 1952, Oh, Men.

Oh, Women, 1953, Italian Straw Hat, 1957, Who Was That Lady I Saw You With? 1958, Flower Drum Song, 1958, Foxy, 1964, Luv, 1965, The Apple Tree, 1968, You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running, 1969. Appeared in The Time of Your Life, Brussels World’s Fair, 1958, Foxy, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada, 1962. Director Harold, New York City, 1962.

Appeared in films Bachelor Party, 1957, Kiss Them for Me, 1957, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, 1969, television programs What Makes Sammy Run? 1960, Joe and Mabel, 1954, Harry’s Girls, 1963, others. Master ceremonies television program Personality, 1967-1969, The Movie Game, 1969-1971, What’s My Line. Producer revival of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, 1972.

Membership

Member Actors Equity Association, American Federation television and Radio Actors. Screen Actors Guild.

Connections

Married Carol Haney, April. Children: Joshua, Ellen.

father:
Adolph Blieden

mother:
Marian (Davidson) Blieden

spouse:
Carol Haney

children:
Joshua Blyden

Ellen Blyden