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John McMartin

Performer
( b. Nov 18, 1929 Warsaw, Indiana, USA - d. Jul 06, 2016 New York, New York, USA ) Male

Biography: John Francis McMartin was born on August 21, 1929 in Warsaw, Indiana. He joined the United States Army after graduating from high school. He was a member of the New Phoenix Repertory Company in the 1970s. He originated the role of Oscar in "Sweet Charity" on Broadway. He married Cynthia Baer, with whom he had two children. His long-time partner was actress and artistic director of the Irish Repertory Theatre, Charlotte Moore.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Brubaker," "All the President's Men," "No Reservations," "Kinsey," "Blow Out," "Sweet Charity," "The Dish," and "Who's That Girl." Television credits include: "Mary Tyler Moore," "Frasier," "Law & Order," "Cheers," "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," "The Golden Girls," and "Murder, She Wrote."

Trivia:
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on July 13, 2016.



ProductionsDate of Productions
All The Way
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: John McMartin [Sen. Richard Russell, D-GA]
Mar 06, 2014 - Jun 29, 2014
Anything Goes
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Also Starring: John McMartin [Elisha J. Whitney]
Apr 07, 2011 - Jul 08, 2012
A Free Man of Color
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: John McMartin [Thomas Jefferson]
Nov 18, 2010 - Jan 09, 2011
Is He Dead?
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Also Starring: John McMartin [Papa Leroux]
Dec 09, 2007 - Mar 09, 2008
Grey Gardens
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: John McMartin [J.V. "Major" Bouvier, Norman Vincent Peale]
Nov 02, 2006 - Jul 29, 2007
Into the Woods
[Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: John McMartin [Narrator, Mysterious Man]
Apr 30, 2002 - Dec 29, 2002
High Society
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: John McMartin [Uncle Willie]
Apr 27, 1998 - Aug 30, 1998
Show Boat
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: John McMartin [Cap'n Andy]
  • Performer: John McMartin
        Cap'n Andy - Replacement (Nov 05, 1996 - Jan 05, 1997)
Oct 02, 1994 - Jan 05, 1997
Artist Descending a Staircase
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: John McMartin [Donner]
Nov 30, 1989 - Dec 31, 1989
A Little Family Business
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Also Starring: John McMartin [Ben]
Dec 15, 1982 - Dec 26, 1982
Solomon's Child
[Play, Original]
  • Starring: John McMartin [Allan]
Apr 08, 1982 - Apr 10, 1982
Happy New Year
[Musical, Original]
  • Performer: John McMartin [The Narrator]
Apr 27, 1980 - May 10, 1980
The Rules of the Game
[Play, Revival]
  • Performer: John McMartin [Leone Gala]
Dec 12, 1974 - Dec 21, 1974
Love for Love
[Play, Revival]
  • Performer: John McMartin [Foresight]
Nov 11, 1974 - Nov 30, 1974
Chemin de Fer
[Play, Revival]
  • Starring: John McMartin [Fedot]
Nov 26, 1973 - Feb 16, 1974
The Visit
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: John McMartin [Anton Schill]
Nov 25, 1973 - Feb 16, 1974
Don Juan
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: John McMartin [Sganarelle]
Dec 11, 1972 - Jan 14, 1973
The Great God Brown
[Play, Revival]
  • Performer: John McMartin [Dion Anthony]
Dec 10, 1972 - Jan 14, 1973
Follies
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Starring: John McMartin [Benjamin Stone]
Apr 04, 1971 - Jul 01, 1972
Sweet Charity
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: John McMartin [Oscar]
Jan 29, 1966 - Jul 15, 1967
A Rainy Day in Newark
[Play, Farce, Original]
  • Performer: John McMartin [Edward L. Voorhees]
Oct 22, 1963 - Oct 26, 1963
Children From Their Games
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: John McMartin [Sidney Balzer]
Apr 11, 1963 - Apr 13, 1963
Blood, Sweat and Stanley Poole
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: John McMartin [Cpt. Mal Malcolm]
Oct 05, 1961 - Dec 16, 1961
The Conquering Hero
[Musical, Original]
  • Performer: John McMartin [Forrest Noble]
Jan 16, 1961 - Jan 21, 1961
Touring ProductionsDates of Touring Productions
Show Boat
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: John McMartin [Cap'n Andy]
Mar 14, 1996 - Jan 11, 1998
Special EventsDate of Special Events
Chance & Chemistry
[Special, Benefit, Original]
  • Performer: John McMartin
Oct 26, 2009 - Oct 26, 2009
Passion
[Special, Benefit, Concert, Revival]
  • Performer: John McMartin [Doctor Tambourri]
Oct 20, 2004 - Oct 20, 2004
Sondheim: A Musical Tribute
[Special, Benefit, Original]
  • Performer: John McMartin [Performer]
Mar 11, 1973 - Mar 11, 1973
2006 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
John McMartin (for "Grey Gardens" (Off-Broadway)) [nominee]
2002 Tony Award® Best Actor in a Musical
Into the Woods [nominee]
Starring: John McMartin
1998 Tony Award® Best Featured Actor in a Musical
High Society [nominee]
Starring: John McMartin
1998 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
High Society [nominee]
Starring: John McMartin
1995 Tony Award® Best Actor in a Musical
Show Boat [nominee]
Starring: John McMartin
1973 Tony Award® Best Featured Actor in a Play
Don Juan [nominee]
Performer: John McMartin
1973 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Performance
winner The Great God Brown [winner]
Performer: John McMartin
1973 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Performance
winner Don Juan [winner]
Performer: John McMartin
1966 Tony Award® Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Sweet Charity [nominee]
Performer: John McMartin
1960 Theatre World Award
winner John McMartin (for "Little Mary Sunshine") [recipient]
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