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Joseph Bova

( b. May 25, 1924 Cleveland, Ohio, USA - d. Mar 12, 2006 Englewood, New Jersey, USA ) Male
Also known as: Joe Bova
Relations: Husband of Lee Lawson (? - 2006) his death

As a youth, he performed with the Curtain Pullers, at the Cleveland Play House. He studied acting at Northwestern University before and after his service in the Army during World War II. In the late 1940s, he became program director at WNBK, Cleveland's new NBC television station. In the 50's, he hosted a Cleveland children's show as "Uncle Joe." Off-Broadway credits include The Matchmaker (Union Square Theatre), The Beauty Part (American Place); Invitation to a Beheading (Public Theatre), The Cradle Will Rock (Theatre Four), and Henry V, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Romeo and Juliet, Troilus and Cressida, and Love's Labor's Lost all at the Delacorte in Central Park.

ProductionsDate of Productions
42nd Street
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Also Starring: Joseph Bova [Bert Barry]
Aug 25, 1980 - Jan 08, 1989
Saint Joan
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Also Starring: Joseph Bova [Dunois]
Dec 15, 1977 - Feb 19, 1978
An American Millionaire
[Play, Original]
  • Starring: Joseph Bova [Jake Jackson]
Apr 20, 1974 - May 05, 1974
The Chinese and Dr. Fish
[Play, Comedy, One Act, Original]
  • Performer: Joseph Bova [Mr. Lee]
Mar 10, 1970 - Mar 21, 1970
Hot Spot
[Musical, Original]
  • Performer: Joseph Bova [Shim]
Apr 19, 1963 - May 25, 1963
Rape of the Belt
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Joseph Bova [Theseus]
Nov 05, 1960 - Nov 12, 1960
Once Upon a Mattress
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Also Starring: Joe Bova [Prince Dauntless]
May 11, 1959 - Jul 02, 1960
1970 Tony Award® Best Featured Actor in a Play
The Chinese and Dr. Fish [nominee]
Performer: Joseph Bova
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