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Stephen Douglass

 

 

Stephen Douglass (born September 27, 1921) is an American actor-singer.

Born Stephen Fitch in Mount Vernon, Ohio, Douglass has had a distinguished theatrical career and has appeared occasionally on television. He was the last performer to play Billy Bigelow in the original Broadway production of Carousel and he created the role in the West End production in London. He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor for his performance in Damn Yankees, and he originated the role of Ulysses in Jerome Moross and John Latouche's The Golden Apple. He also portrayed Gaylord Ravenal in the 1966 Lincoln Center revival of Show Boat.

In addition to his work within musical theatre, Douglass has also occasionally sung roles in operas. In 1960 he portrayed the role of Olin Blitch in the Philadelphia Lyric Opera Company's production of Carlisle Floyd's Susannah with Phyllis Curtin in the title role and Richard Cassilly as Sam Polk.

Douglass is married to singer Christine Yates and he has appeared in several concerts for The Ivor Novello Appreciation Bureau at Littlewick Green. He is retired.

 



 

 

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