4 wins & 7 nominations.
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Appeared (as "George Simon") in "Counsellor-at-Law" on Broadway. Drama (revival). Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey. Royale Theatre: 24 Nov 1942-10 Jul 1942 (258 performances). Cast: Frieda Altman
(as "Goldie Rindskopf"), Leslie Barrett (as "Henry Susskind"), Samuel Bonnell (as "John P. Tedesco"), Elmer H. Brown (as "Francis Clark...
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3 Print Biographies |
6 Articles |
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I've never tried to learn the art of acting. I have been in the business for years but I still can't tell what acting is or how it's done.
At the time he left Warner Brothers, he was trying to convince the studio to let him star in a biography of Ludwig van Beethoven
. Warners weren't interested, and Muni never did portray the composer. If the film had been made, it would have been the first screen biography of Beethoven in English. Jack L. Warner
, who was president of Warner Brothers, said to the actor, "Nobody wants to see a movie ...
Known for his complete transformations into the roles he played (often changing his voice and appearence)
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