He acted in Anton Chekhov's plays, "Uncle Vanya," and "The Cherry Orchard;" Gorky's play, "The Lower Depths;" Alexei Tolstoy's play, "Tsar Fyodor Ivanovitch," and an adaptation of Dostoyevsky's play, "The Brothers Karamazov," in a Moscow Art Theatre Repertory Company production at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with ...
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[on working with Gary Cooper
in The General Died at Dawn
(1936)] For three days I acted rings around him. I've got him stopped. Against my acting he can do nothing. So I look at the rushes. On the screen I am there. Everybody else is there. But what do I see? Nothing! Nothing, that is, except Gary Cooper. He isn't doing anything at all, but he's taking the scenes away from me.
Played characters of many different nationalities and ethnicities, though ironically not his own (Armenian).