James Mitchell

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Birthday
29, 1920
Birthplace
Sacramento, CA
Death Date
Jan 22, 2010 (89)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
29, 1920
Birthplace
Sacramento, CA
Death Date
Jan 22, 2010 (89)

About

Actor who appeared in Broadway musicals such as Paint Your Wagon, Mack & Mabel, and Brigadoon, the latter role earning him a Walter Donaldson Award as Best Male Dancer and a Theatre World Award.

Before Fame

He was born in Sacramento, California to parents who emigrated from England. He moved to Los Angeles at age 17 and studied drama at Los Angeles City College.

Trivia

He portrayed the character of Palmer Cortlandt on All My Children from 1979 to 2010, a role that earned him seven Daytime Emmy nominations. In 1985, he was given an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Drake University.

Family Life

His partner was costume designer Albert Wolsky, who he was with for 39 years.

Associated With

He was in the 1951 Broadway production Paint Your Wagon, which featured music by Frederick Loewe.