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Fritz Weaver

 
Date of Birth: January 19, 1926 (96)

Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1999
Messerschmann
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1991
Deputy-Governor Danforth
  [Broadway]
1989
Andrew Makepiece Ladd III [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Niles Harris
  [Broadway]
1979
Walter Franz
  [Broadway]
1974
Ronald [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1970
Jerome Malley
  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Revival, 1968
Henry Higgins
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Sherlock Holmes
  [Broadway]
1964
Franklin Pierce
Woodrow Wilson
Thomas Jefferson
Millard Fillmore
Mark Twain
Captain Sigsbee
Andrew Jackson
Abraham Lincoln
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1963
Performer
  [Broadway]
1963
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
Henderson
  [Broadway]
1961
Benjamin Beaurevers [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1959
Dion Anthony
  [Broadway]
1957
A Boy
  [Broadway]
1956
Marc Bradley
  [Broadway]
1955
Maitland

Photos

Michael McKean, Fritz Weaver, and James A. Williams in a scene from Unexplored Interi Photo

Michael McKean, Fritz Weaver, and James A. Williams in a scene from Unexplored Interior.

From: 
Date:
05/21/2014
Fritz Weaver and David Staller Photo

Fritz Weaver and David Staller

From: 
Date:
02/28/2012
 Will Bradley, Rebecca Hoffman, Lora Lee Gayer, Nikki M. James, Roberta Maxwell and   Photo

Will Bradley, Rebecca Hoffman, Lora Lee Gayer, Nikki M. James, Roberta Maxwell and Fritz Weaver

From: 
Date:
02/28/2012

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1999
Messerschmann

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1991
Deputy-Governor Danforth

  [Broadway]
1989
Andrew Makepiece Ladd III [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Niles Harris

  [Broadway]
1979
Walter Franz

  [Broadway]
1974
Ronald [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1970
Jerome Malley

  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Revival, 1968
Henry Higgins

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Sherlock Holmes

  [Broadway]
1964
Franklin Pierce

Woodrow Wilson

Thomas Jefferson

Millard Fillmore

Mark Twain

Captain Sigsbee

Andrew Jackson

Abraham Lincoln

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1963
Performer

  [Broadway]
1963
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
Henderson

  [Broadway]
1961
Benjamin Beaurevers [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1959
Dion Anthony

  [Broadway]
1957
A Boy

  [Broadway]
1956
Marc Bradley

  [Broadway]
1955
Maitland


Fritz Weaver Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Fritz Weaver, The Price
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1970 - Outstanding Performance Gold Star
Fritz Weaver, Child's Play
 
Tony Awards - 1970 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Fritz Weaver , Child's Play
 
Theatre World Awards - 1956 - Performance Gold Star
Fritz Weaver, The Chalk Garden
 
Tony Awards - 1956 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Fritz Weaver, The Chalk Garden

Fritz Weaver News

Haunted Houses: The Untold Ghost Stories of Broadway with Jennifer Ashley Tepper! Photo Haunted Houses: The Untold Ghost Stories of Broadway with Jennifer Ashley Tepper!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 23, 2021

When you think 'haunted houses' you probably don't picture the inside of a theatre. But with an over 100 year history, many of Broadway's most famous houses are positively teeming with reports of the supernatural.

Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in M Photo Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2021

Dress Circle Publishing has announced the release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. The book will be available on Tuesday, March 9 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 2020-2021 Broadway shutdown.

Rialto Chatter: Will Elaine May and Frank Langella Lead LOVE LETTERS Off-Broadway? Photo Rialto Chatter: Will Elaine May and Frank Langella Lead LOVE LETTERS Off-Broadway?
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2020

Could Love Letters be headed off-Broadway, starring Elaine May and Frank Langella? According to Showbiz411, the duo will lead the A.R. Gurney play this spring at the Acorn Theater on W 42nd St. The production is expected to begin in March.

Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks to Stage and Screen Star Inga Swenson Photo Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks to Stage and Screen Star Inga Swenson
by Behind the Curtain - Sep 18, 2019

One of Broadway's most legendary sopranos, Tony nominee Inga Swenson, joins Rob and Kevin via phone to look back on her incredible career which includes films like The Miracle Worker, television like Benson and The Golden Girls, and theater credits including New Faces of 1956, Peer Gynt, Camelot, 110 in the Shade, Baker Street and many others!

A Celebration Of E. Katherine Kerr Announced At Playwrights Horizons Photo A Celebration Of E. Katherine Kerr Announced At Playwrights Horizons
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 4, 2019

Friends, colleagues, and students of the highly regarded and much loved actor, teacher, writer, and director E. Katherine Kerr will gather on Monday, September 30, 2019, at 6:00 P.M. at Playwrights Horizons Peter Jay Sharp Theater to celebrate her life.

Sarah Stiles, Ephraim Sykes Receive 2019 Clarence Derwent Awards Photo Sarah Stiles, Ephraim Sykes Receive 2019 Clarence Derwent Awards
by Julie Musbach - May 3, 2019

The Actors' Equity Foundation's 2019 Clarence Derwent Awards for most promising female and male performers on the New York metropolitan scene have gone to Sarah Stiles (Tootsie) and Ephraim Sykes (Ain't Too Proud:The Life and Times of The Temptations).  The announcement was made by Judy Rice, president of the Foundation, which administers the awards.

Ashley Park & Sean Carvajal Receive Actors Equity's Clarence Derwent Award Photo Ashley Park & Sean Carvajal Receive Actors Equity's Clarence Derwent Award
by Nicole Rosky - May 7, 2018

The Actors' Equity Foundation's 2018 Clarence Derwent Awards for most promising female and male performers on the New York metropolitan scene have gone to Ashley Park (Mean Girls, KPOP) and Sean Carvajal (Jesus Hopped the A Train).

Industry Editor Exclusive: To Dim or Not to Dim? How Broadway Chooses When to Dim Its Photo Industry Editor Exclusive: To Dim or Not to Dim? How Broadway Chooses When to Dim Its Marquees
by Cara Joy David - Mar 2, 2018

A couple of weeks ago when five-time Tony nominee Jan Maxwell died, I assumed the marquees of Broadway theaters would be dimmed. I emailed the Broadway League--the association of theatre owners and producers who issues press releases on such things--to ask 'when' it would happen. I don't know why I automatically assumed it would.

Book Event Panel Discussion On 'The Art Of Creativity' Comes to The Lambs, 3/12 Photo Book Event Panel Discussion On 'The Art Of Creativity' Comes to The Lambs, 3/12
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2018

The Unique Panel Discussion will celebrate a new book by Ronald Rand, "CREATE! How Extraordinary Artists Live to Create and Create to Live" at the historical theatrical club, The Lambs 3 West 51st Street, New York City, Monday, March 12th, 2018, 7:00-8:00pm. There is no charge for the Event. Seating is limited - reservations are necessary at: (212) 586-0306 or RSVP@The-Lambs.org     

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Original A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Star,  Photo Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Original A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Star, Laurence Guittard
by Behind the Curtain - Dec 3, 2017

Today we are not in praise of women, but, in praise of the original Count Carl-Magnus, Laurence Guittard. One of Broadway's greatest voices swings by Shetler Studios to discuss some of the shows Laurence has appeared, including BAKER STREET, MAN OF LAMANCHA, ANYA, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, LOVE MATCH, OKLAHOMA, and countless others.


Fritz Weaver Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Fritz Weaver been in?
Fritz Weaver has appeared on Broadway in 16 shows.

How many West End shows has Fritz Weaver been in?
Fritz Weaver has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Fritz Weaver been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Price , Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Child's Play , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Child's Play Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Chalk Garden and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Chalk Garden .

What awards has Fritz Weaver won?
Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Child's Play Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Child's Playand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Chalk Garden.