James Mitchell

James Mitchell

Performer

James Mitchell, who was a major interpreter of the work of Agnes de Mille and spent 30 years playing Palmer Cortlandt on the soap opera "All My Children," died Jan. 22, 2010. He had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease complicated by pneumonia. He was 89. Mr. Mitchell first made his mark as a dancer, learning his craft at the school of the famed teacher and choreographer, Lester Horton, and afterwards joining his company for four years.

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  • Also known as: Jimmy Mitchell
  • Born: Feb 29, 1920 in Sacramento, CA
  • Death: Jan 22, 2010 in Los Angeles, CA

Roles (11)

Mack & Mabel Playbill - Oct 1974 Mack & Mabel (1974)
Opened Oct 6, 1974
  • as William Desmond Taylor (Original)
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The Deputy Playbill - Feb 1964 The Deputy (1964)
Opened Feb 26, 1964
  • as Doctor (Original)
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Carnival! Playbill - July 1961 Carnival! (1961)
Opened Apr 13, 1961
  • as Marco the Magnificent (Original)
Carnival! - April 1961
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First Impressions Playbill - April 1959 First Impressions (1959)
Opened Mar 19, 1959
  • as Captain Wickham (Original)
First Impressions - April 1959
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Production Placeholder Carousel (1957)
Opened Sep 11, 1957
  • as Jigger Craigin (Original)
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Production Placeholder Livin' the Life (1957)
Opened Apr 27, 1957
  • as Injun Joe (Original)
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Paint Your Wagon Playbill - April 1952 Paint Your Wagon (1951)
Opened Nov 12, 1951
  • as Pete Billings (Original)
  • Asst. to the Choreographer
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Brigadoon Playbill - Sep 1947 Brigadoon (1947)
Opened Mar 13, 1947
  • as Harry Beaton (Original)
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Billion Dollar Baby Playbill - Dec 1945 Billion Dollar Baby (1945)
Opened Dec 21, 1945
  • as Rocky (who dances) (Original)
Billion Dollar Baby - March 1946
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Bloomer Girl Playbill - May 1945 Bloomer Girl (1944)
Opened Oct 5, 1944
  • as Dancer (Original)
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Awards

Theatre World
1947 Theatre World Award Brigadoon Winner