Henderson Forsythe (Director) | Playbill

Henderson Forsythe

Director

In the film version of the property, his role was played by a far less grizzled Burt Reynolds.

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  • Born: Sep 10, 1917 in Macon, Missouri
  • Death: Apr 16, 2006 in Williamsburg, Virginia

Roles (17)

Some Americans Abroad Playbill - May 1990 Some Americans Abroad
Opened May 02, 1990
  • as Orson Baldwin (Original)
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Playbill - July 1980 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Opened June 19, 1978
  • as Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd (Original)
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 A Texas Trilogy: The Oldest Living Graduate
Opened September 23, 1976
  • as Clarence Sickenger (Original)
A Texas Trilogy: The Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia Playbill - September 1976 A Texas Trilogy: The Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia
Opened September 22, 1976
  • as L. D. Alexander (Original)
The Freedom of the City Playbill - Feb 1974 The Freedom of the City
Opened February 17, 1974
  • as Priest (Original)
The Freedom of the City Playbill - Feb 1974
The Engagement Baby Playbill - May 1970 The Engagement Baby
Opened May 21, 1970
  • as Nelson Longhurst (Original)
Harvey Playbill - March 1970 Harvey
Opened February 24, 1970
  • as William R. Chumley, M.D. (Original)
The Birthday Party Playbill - Oct 1967 The Birthday Party
Opened October 03, 1967
  • as Petey (Original)
The Birthday Party Playbill - Oct 1967
A Delicate Balance Playbill - Sept 1966 A Delicate Balance
Opened September 22, 1966
  • as Harry (Original)
Malcolm Playbill - Jan 1966 Malcolm
Opened January 11, 1966
  • as A park attendant, Miles, a policeman, and a doctor (Original)
  • as Cox (Original)
The Right Honourable Gentleman Playbill - Oct 1965 The Right Honourable Gentleman
Opened October 19, 1965
  • as Mr. Donald Crawford (Original)
  • as Mr. Joseph Chamberlain (Original)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Playbill - Oct 1962 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Opened October 13, 1962
  • as George [at matinee performances] (Replacement)
    Arrived On Jan 13, 1964
Miss Lonelyhearts Playbill - Preview, Sept 1957 Miss Lonelyhearts
Opened October 03, 1957
  • as Ned Gates (Original)
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 The Cellar and the Well
Opened December 10, 1950
  • as Mr. Hubble (Original)
  • Director

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1978 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominee
Tony Award
1979 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
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