Frank Langella's DROPPED NAMES Memoir to be Released Next Year

According to the NY Times, stage and screen star Frank Langella, will pen his first memoir, which will include his 'encounters with Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Olivier, William Styron, Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, among others.' Set to be realeased by Harper Collins next year, the book will be titled: "Dropped Names." 

Langella's career off-Broadway was launched with an Obie Award in 1965 for his performance in poet-playwright Robert Lowell's The Old Glory: Benito Cereno. His other major off-Broadway productions include Edmond Rostand's Cyrano, Arthur Miller's After the Fall, John Webster's The White Devil, Heinrich Von Kleist's The Prince of Homburg, Andre Gide's The Immortalist and Shakespeare's The Tempest.

He also received a Tony nomination for his performance in Belber's Match and Hamilton Dean's Dracula and has starred on Broadway in productions of Strindgerg's The Father, Coward's Present Laughter and Design for Living, Shaffer's Amadeus, Rabe's Hurlyburly, Nichols' Passion, Marowitz's Sherlock's Last Case, Gibson's A Cry of Players and Lorca's Yerma among others. He will soon return to Broadway in Man and Boy.

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