STAGE TUBE: Frank Langella on His DROPPED NAMES Book

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, stage and screen star Frank Langella, just penned his first memoir, which includes stories about Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Olivier, William Styron, Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and more. Titled: "Dropped Names," the book is now available at Amazon.com.

Check out what Langella had to say about the book on today's 'The Today Show' below!

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.

 

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