- Robert Wesley Addy (August 4, 1913 – December 31, 1996) was an American actor of stage, television, and film.
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(March 2012) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) Robert Wesley Addy (August 4, 1913 – December 31, 1996) was an American actor of stage, television, and film.
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Addy was born in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Maren S. and John R. Addy. He was an economics major at the University of California, Los Angeles, and he served in the United States Army during World War II.
Addy's debut in acting came at Martha's Vineyard when he performed in summer theater. He played many roles on the Broadway stage, including several Shakespearean ones, usually opposite actor Maurice Evans. After playing two roles in one of Evans's productions of Hamlet, he played Horatio opposite Evans's Hamlet in a 1953 Hallmark Hall of Fametelevision production of the work, the most prestigious American production of the play seen on television up to that time. Also on television he played roles on The Edge of Night in the 1950s. He made two guest appearances on Perry Mason: Alton Brent in the 1962 episode, "The Case of the Weary Watchdog", and murderer Joachim DeVry in the 1966 episode, "The Case of the Tsarina's Tiara." Later, during the 1970s-1980s, he played publisher Bill Woodard on Ryan's Hope and patriarch Cabot Alden on the Agnes Nixon-Douglas Marland serial Loving. His television career also includes guest appearan...
Addy died at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Connecticut. He was cremated at Ferncliff Cemetery.
He was married to actress Celeste Holm from 1966 until his death. The couple lived at 88 Central Park West in Manhattan then in Washington Township, Morris County, New Jersey.Wesley Addy at IMDbWesley Addy at the Internet Broadway DatabaseWesley Addy at the Internet Off-Broadway DatabaseWesley Addy at AllMovie
His last film role was as a judge in Before and After (1996) starring Meryl Streep and Liam Neeson, which was released in the year of his death. He was 83. He was 83. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Gary Brumburgh / firstname.lastname@example.org
- Robert Wesley Addy
- August 4, 1913 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Wesley Addy, Actor: Kiss Me Deadly. Character actor Wesley Addy began his prolific career as a prime player on the classical stage before coming to occasional films and TV in the early 1950s. Known for his intelligent, white-collar demeanor and lean, icy, cultivated menace, the silver-haired performer, who was actually born in Omaha, Nebraska, was often mistaken as British. Majoring ...
Jan 03, 1997 · Wesley Addy, an actor who was well versed in classics from Shakespeare to Shaw and who frequently appeared in roles opposite his wife, Celeste Holm, died on Tuesday at Danbury Hospital in Danbury ...
Apr 28, 2020 · On December 31, 1996, Wesley Addy died of non-communicable disease. At the time of his death, he was 83 years old. At the time of his death he survived by his large extended friends and family. Addy died at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Connecticut.
Dec 31, 1996 · During his career, he was a member of the Screen Actors Guild, was an honorary chairman for the Theatre Guild, was supportive of the Motion Picture and Television Fund, served in the United States Army during World War II, was a regular parishioner of the Catholic church, was supportive of the Democratic party, and he was married to Academy ...
Dec 03, 2016 · Robert Wesley Addy (August 4, 1913 – December 31, 1996) was an American actor.