Theodore Bikel

Theodore Bikel

Performer

Theodore Bikel, a stage and film actor who played Captain Von Trapp in the original Broadway production of The Sound of Music, died July 21 in Los Angeles. He was 91.

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  • Born: May 2, 1924 in Vienna, Austria
  • Death: Jul 21, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA

Roles (7)

The Inspector General Playbill - Sept 1978 The Inspector General (1978)
Opened Sep 21, 1978
  • as Antón Antónovich Skvozník-Dmukhanóvsky (Original)
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Pousse-Café Playbill - March 1966 Pousse-Café (1966)
Opened Mar 18, 1966
  • as Professor George Ritter (Original)
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Cafe Crown Playbill - April 1964 Cafe Crown (1964)
Opened Apr 17, 1964
  • as Samuel Cole (Original)
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The Sound of Music Playbill - Dec 1959 The Sound of Music (1959)
Opened Nov 16, 1959
  • as Captain Georg von Trapp (Original)
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The Rope Dancers Playbill - Jan 1958 The Rope Dancers (1957)
Opened Nov 20, 1957
  • as Dr. Jacobson (Original)
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The Lark Playbill - Nov 1955 The Lark (1955)
Opened Nov 17, 1955
  • as Robert de Beaudricourt (Original)
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Tonight in Samarkand Playbill - Feb 1955 Tonight in Samarkand (1955)
Opened Feb 16, 1955
  • as Inspector Massoubre (Original)
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
2010 Outstanding Solo Performance Sholom Aleichem: Laughter Through Tears Nominee
Tony Award
1960 Featured Actor in a Musical The Sound of Music Nominee
1958 Featured Actor in a Play The Rope Dancers Nominee