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actor

Morris Carnovsky, American actor.

Background

Carnovsky, Morris was born on September 5, 1897 in St. Louis. Son of Isaac and Jennie (Stillman) Carnovsky.

Education

AB, Washington University, St. Louis.

Career

Acting debut with Henry Jewitt Players, Boston. 1st New York appearance with Provincetown Players in God of Vengence, 1922.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member Theatre Guild Acting Company, New York City, 1924-1930, productions include Men in White, Doctor's Dilemma, Awake and Sing, Golden Boy, on Broadway in An Enemy of the People, Uncle Vanya, Tiger at the Gates, Nude with Violin, A Family Affair, others. Acotr, teacher at the American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, Connecticut, 1956-1963, with repertory company in Hamlet, Midsummer Night's Dream. Motion pictures include Cyrano de Bergerac, Dead Reckoning, Rhapsody in Blue.

      Director Volpone, Monday's Heroes for Actor's Laboratory.

Connections

Married Phoebe Brand, September 17, 1941. 1 child, Stephen Brand.

father:
Isaac Carnovsky

mother:
Jennie (Stillman) Carnovsky

spouse:
Phoebe Brand

child:
Stephen Brand Carnovsky