Alfred Drake

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Birthday
7, 1914
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 25, 1992 (77)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
7, 1914
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 25, 1992 (77)

About

Stage actor who is remembered for his starring roles in the original Broadway productions of "Kiss Me, Kate," "Oklahoma!," "Babes in Arms," and "Kismet."

Before Fame

He attended Brooklyn College. He made his theatrical debut in a 1935 production of "The Gondoliers."

Trivia

In 1954, he was honored with a Tony award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical for his role as "Hajj" in "Kismet."

Family Life

He married Esther Harvey Brown in 1944. The couple raised two daughters.

Associated With

In 1957, he starred opposite Katharine Hepburn in a stage production of "Much Ado About Nothing."

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