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David Wayne (January 30, 1914 - February 9, 1995) was a Tony Award-winning American actor with a career spanning nearly half a century. January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor or actress is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ...

Born Wayne James McMeekan in Traverse City, Michigan and growing up in Bloomingdale, Michigan, Wayne's first major Broadway role was Og the leprechaun in Finian's Rainbow, for which he won the Theatre World Award and the first ever Tony for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. He was awarded a second Tony for Best Actor in Play for The Teahouse of the August Moon and was nominated as Best Actor in a Musical for The Happy Time. He originated the role of Ensign Pulver in the classic comedy, Mister Roberts and also appeared in Say, Darling, After the Fall, and Incident at Vichy. Traverse City is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Bloomingdale is a village located in Van Buren County, Michigan, USA. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 528. ... Broadway theatre[1] is the most prestigious form of professional theatre in the U.S., as well as the most well known to the general public and most lucrative for the performers, technicians and others involved in putting on the shows. ... A modern stereotypical depiction of a Leprechaun of the type popularised in the 20th Century. ... Finians Rainbow, with music by Burton Lane and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg, was a musical that opened on Broadway in 1947, with Ella Logan and David Wayne in the lead roles. ... The Theatre World Award is an American honor given annually to an actor or an actress in recognition of an outstanding breakout performance in their New York City stage debut. ... The Teahouse of the August Moon is a 1956 motion picture comedy satirising the US occupation of Japan following the end of World War II. John Patrick adapted the screenplay from his own Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning Broadway play of 1953. ... The Happy Time is a 1952 movie directed by the award-winning director Richard Fleischer. ... Ensign Pulver is a 1964 American film and a sequel to the 1955 film Mister Roberts . ... Mister Roberts was a novel, then a Tony Award–winning play and later, a 1955 Academy Award–nominated film, all of which are set during World War II. The title character, a naval junior-grade lieutenant stands up for his crew against the petty tyranny of the ships commanding... Say, Darling is a musical with a book by Abe Burrows and Marian and Richard Bissell, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Jule Styne. ... After the Fall is a rock band from the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia. ... Incident at Vichy is a play by Arthur Miller focusing upon the subject of anti-semitism in Europe. ...

In films Wayne most often was cast as a supporting player, such as the cad opposite Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn in Adam's Rib. He portrayed the child killer, originally played by Peter Lorre, in the 1951 remake of M, a chance to see him in a rare leading role, even rarer as an evil character. A character actor is an actor, especially in motion pictures, who predominantly performs in similar roles throughout the course of a career. ... Spencer Tracy (April 5, 1900 – June 10, 1967) was a two-time Academy Award-winning American film actor who appeared in 74 films from 1930 to 1967. ... Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was a four-time Academy Award-winning American star of film, television and stage, widely recognized for her sharp wit, New England gentility and fierce independence. ... Adams Rib is a 1949 film starring Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy and directed by George Cukor. ... Peter Lorre, 1946, by Yousuf Karsh Peter Lorre (June 26, 1904 – March 23, 1964), born Ladislav (László) Löwenstein, was a stage and screen actor of Austrian descent especially known for playing roles with sinister overtones in Hollywood crime films and mysteries. ... Look up M, m in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The title role is the role (or position) of the character after whom a literary work (e. ...

Wayne was also noted for his portrayal of Dr. Charles Dutton in the 1971 film version of Michael Crichton's The Andromeda Strain. He also played the Mad Hatter, one of the recurring villains in the 1960s TV series Batman. John Michael Crichton (born October 23, 1942, pronounced [1]) is an American author, film producer, film director, and television producer. ... The Andromeda Strain is a techno-thriller novel by author Michael Crichton about a team of scientists who investigate a deadly disease of extraterrestrial origin which causes rapid, fatal clotting of the blood. ... The Mad Hatter is a supervillain in the Batman comics, published by DC Comics. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...

Wayne co-starred with Jim Hutton in the 1970s television series Ellery Queen (as Queen's widowed father), and portrayed curmudgeonly Dr. Amos Wetherby in House Calls with Lynn Redgrave and later Sharon Gless. Dana James Hutton (May 31, 1934 – June 2, 1979) was an American actor. ... Ellery Queen was an American television mystery series that ran for one season from 1975 to 1976 on NBC. It starred Jim Hutton (father of Timothy) as Ellery Queen, and David Wayne as his father, Inspector Richard Queen. ... House Calls was a sitcom that lasted three seasons and 57 episodes, from December 17, 1979 to May 27, 1982, on CBS television, produced by Universal Television and based upon the 1978 Universal movie starring Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, Art Carney and Richard Benjamin. ... Lynn Rachel Redgrave OBE (born 8 March 1943 in London) is an English actress born into the famous acting Redgrave family. ... Sharon Gless (born May 31, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA) is an actress. ...

Wayne played Digger Barnes on the CBS hit drama Dallas from 1978 to 1979. CBS is one of the largest radio and television networks in the United States. ... The Southfork Ranch, home of the Ewing family The original cast of Dallas. ...

Wayne died in Santa Monica, California. For other uses, see Santa Monica (disambiguation). ...

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