Larry Blyden

Actor, TV host, Singer
Born: 06/22/1925 in Houston, Texas, USA

Filmography

Actor (9)

What Makes Sammy Run? 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

What's My Line? 1968 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever 1970 (Movie)

Warren Pratt (Actor)

ABC Stage '67 1966 - 1967 (TV Show)

Actor

The Loretta Young Theater 1953 - 1962 (TV Show)

Actor

Kiss Them For Me 1957 (Movie)

Mississip (Actor)

The Bachelor Party 1957 (Movie)

Kenneth (Actor)

Call to Danger (TV Show)

Actor

The Twilight Zone (TV Show)

Actor

Relationships

Ellen Blieden

Daughter
born February 1961

Joshua Blyden

Son
born on October 17, 1957 died on August 28, 2000

Carol Haney

Wife
won Tony Award for appearances in "Pajama Game" married on April 17, 1955 in Las Vegas, Nevada divorced in 1962 died in 1964 of complications from diabetes

EDUCATION

studied acting with Stella Adler

University of Houston

Houston , Texas 1948

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

London , England

University of Houston

Houston , Texas 1948

Milestones

1974

Final Broadway appearance in the play "Absurd Person Singular"; was the official photographer for the production

1974

Performed in "The Frogs", a musical by Stephen Sondheim and Burt Shevelove produced at Yale

1972

Won Tony Award for supporting performance as the slave Hysterium in the revival of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum", starring Phil Silvers

1969

Made one-shot return to features co-starring in the musical "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever"

1968

Directed and starred in the short-lived play "The Mother Lover"; opened and closed on same night

1967

Appeared in the Broadway comedy "You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running"

1966

Hosted the NBC game show "Personality"

1966

Replaced Eli Wallach in the play "Luv"

1966

Had male lead in the Broadway musical "The Apple Tree"

1964

Appeared alongside Bert Lahr in the musical "Foxy"

1962

Made stage directing debut with "Harold", a play starring Anthony Perkins

1962

Had title role of Sammy Glick in TV production of "What Makes Sammy Run" (NBC)

1958

Co-starred in "Flower Drum Song" on Broadway

1957

Film acting debut, "Kiss Them for Me"

1957

Appeared in the film "The Bachelor Party"

1955

Starred as a cab driver in the CBS sitcom "Joe and Mabel"

1952

First Broadway musical, "Wish You Were Here"

1949

Hired to appear on Broadway in "Mr. Roberts"

While in college began working as a radio broadcaster hosting the hour-long show "International Hour"

At age 14, decided to be an actor

Attended drama school in London

Raised in Houston, Texas

Hosted the syndicated game show "What's My Line?"

Served in the US Marines during WWII

Had lead in the sitcom "Harry's Girls"

Appeared at the Alley Theater in "The Sound of Hunting"

Settled in NYC to pursue career

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