Appeared (as "Martin Donahue") in "The Egghead" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Molly Kazan
. Scenic Design by Richard Sylbert
[earliest Broadway credit]. Directed by Hume Cronyn
. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 9 Oct 1957-26 Oct 1957 (21 performances). Cast: Karl Malden
(as "Hank Parson"), Eduard Franz
(as "Gottfried Roth"), Phyllis ...
William Biff McGuire
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
Don't plan anything. You may end up in another part of the business. But, do it...it's a wonderful business to be in.
In the sailor chorus of the original Broadway version of "South Pacific", he met future singing wife, Jeannie Carson
, when both were cast in "Finian's Rainbow" in 1960. They married that same year and toured in 1961 in "Camelot" with Biff as "Arthur" and Jeannie as "Guinevere". The couple performed together for much of their career, including a 15-year stint with the Seattle Repertory Theatre.