Wentworth Miller • Mark Feuerstein • Eugene Jarecki :
Dean Cain • Brooke Shields • Andrew Jarecki • Michael Kass • David Duchovny • Richard Greenberg • Douglas McGrath • Cecilia Peck
Ethan Coen • David E. Kelley • Laurie Kahn-Leavitt • Winnie Holzman • Parker Stevenson • Stephen Bogardus • Jeffrey Moss • Dale Bell
Tom Sternberg • Marshal Backlar • Ben Daniel Piazza • Wayne Rogers • Charles "Chiz" Schultz • Bo Goldman • Roger Berlind
Mel Ferrer • Edward Platt • José V. Ferrer • James Stewart • Joshua Logan • Myron McCormick • Bretaigne Windust •
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Updated 03/18/09. Researched and compiled by Marianne Nelson.
Sources: International Movie Database, Wikipedia, Fancast.com, various Web sites.
Producer: Nominated for an Academy Award, with Noel Black, for the 35mm short film Skaterdater (1965) that played theatrically, domestically, and internationally; and which also won nine international film awards including the Golden Palm for best short film at the Cannes Film Festival. Backlar's credits also include Homebodies (1974), which was a Cannes Directors’ Fortnight selection, and the thriller Pretty Poison (1968), which won a New York Film Critics Circle award.
Photo credits: 1952 Nassau Herald; George Vogel, courtesy Michael Cadden
Theatrical producer: Berlind has produced or co-produced more than 40 plays and musicals on Broadway, off-Broadway and in regional theatre productions. His Broadway productions have won or have been nominated for numerous Tony and other awards. Among his long list of productions are Gypsy (2008), Curtains (2007), The History Boys (2006), Doubt (2005), Anna in the Tropics (2003), Proof (2000), Kiss Me, Kate (1999), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1996), Guys and Dolls (1992), Ain’t Misbehavin’ (1988), and Amadeus (1980).
Actor: Best known for his portrayal of "The Chief" in the popular television series Get Smart (1965–70). Platt debuted on Broadway in the Rogers and Hammerstein musical Allegro (1947). His film and television credits cover almost 20 years of character-actor roles. His first film role was in The Shrike (1955), in which he and Jose Ferrer ’33 played the same parts as they did in the 1952 Broadway play of the same name. Other film work included roles in Cape Fear (1962) and the Academy-Award winning movies North by Northwest (1959) and Rebel Withut a Cause (1955). In addition to the long-running Get Smart, Platt guest-starred on popular TV shows including The Odd Couple (1971), Bewitched (1970), The Outer Limits (1963–64), General Hospital (1963), Bonanza (1960–63), Wagon Train (1959–62), Perry Mason (1960), and Bat Masterson (1959), among numerous others. Platt died in 1974.