Grizzard, George

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Name
Grizzard, George Gender: M
born on 1 April 1928 at 01:50 (= 01:50 AM )
Place Roanoke (Rapids) NC, USA, 36n27, 77w39
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 11°18' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 27°20 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 15°03'



Biography

American actor who began his career on stage in 1945, made his Broadway debut in 1955 and his film debut in 1960. A versatile actor, he played bit parts and leading men, in classic roles and hit comedies with grace and aplomb. Renowned for being able to go from one emotional state to another as he was acting, he was the original male lead in Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" in 1962 and won a Tony for best actor in 1996 for his performance in another Albee drama, “A Delicate Balance.”

Grizzard's talents extended to film and television and he won an Emmy for his role in “The Oldest Living Graduate" (1980).

Grizzard once commented that he got his start as an actor because he was an only child who had to make up playmates.

He died in Manhattan on October 2, 2007 of lung cancer. He was 79.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 1996 (Tony for best actor)
  • Work : New Career 1945 (First play)
  • Work : Gain social status 1955 (Broadway debut)

Source Notes

Gauquelin Book of American Charts

Categories

  • Family : Childhood : Only child
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage
  • Notable : Awards : Tony