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Birthday: February 26, 1920
Place: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Height: 5' 8"
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| The son of an Oklahoma art dealer, Tony Randall studied drama at Northwestern, then took further acting training at New York City's Neighborhood Playhouse. He also found time to squeeze in modern dance lessons from Martha Graham. Before he was 22, Randall had shared the stage with the likes of Ethel Barrymore and Katherine Cornell. He interrupted his career during the war to serve as a messenger center officer with the Signal Corps. After the war, Randall put in time as a radio actor, notably in the role of Reggie on the adventure serial I Love a Mystery. Randall's encyclopedic knowledge of radio trivia, indeed, of every kind of trivia, was one of the reasons that he was a much sought-after guest on TV game shows. His Broadway starring appearances in the 1950s included the lead in Oh, Captain, a musical version of the Alec Guinness film The Captain's Paradise, and Mencken-like journalist E.K. Hornbeck in Inherit the Wind. He entered films with 1957's Oh, Men, Oh Women, gaining a following as the pessimistic or drunken comic relief in such fluff as Pillow Talk (1959) and Lover Come Back (1961). His starring films include inconsequential farces like Fluffy (1964) and The Brass Bottle (1964); his favorite film assignment was his virtuoso multi-character work in Seven Faces of Dr. Lao (1964), a film he curiously refuses to discuss for interviews. Randall's extensive television work includes the roles of brash high school history teacher Harvey Weskit in Mr. Peepers (1952-1953) and archetypal neatnik Felix Unger in The Odd Couple (1969-1974). His other TV series include The Tony Randall Show (1976), in which he played a judge, and Love, Sidney (1981-1983) which became a cause c
- Attended Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois), where he majored in speech and drama.
- first child born at 12:00am EST; named Julia Laurette Randall. She was named after his mom Julia and actress Laurette Taylor whom Tony says is "the best actress I've ever seen in my life." [11 April 1997]
- Is militantly opposed to smoking.
- Met his wife, Heather, in a play in New York. She was fifty years younger than him.
- Founder of the National Actors Theatre. N.Y.
- He was originally cast as the voice of Templeton the Rat in the movie Charlotte's Web (1973) without an audition. When Joseph Barbera realized he wasn't right for the voice they paid him and hired Paul Lynde instead.
- Got his break on radio as "Reggie" in the long-running "I Love a Mystery" series during the 1940s.
- Suffered from tinnitus (chronic ringing in the ears), and starred in a Public Service Announcement to encourage diagnosis and treatment for viewers.
- Second child, Jefferson Salvini Randall, born on June 15, 1998. Named after comic actor Joseph Jefferson and Italian tragic actor Tommasso Salvini.
- Studied acting at New York City's prestigious Neighborhood Playhouse under the direction of legendary acting coach, Sanford Meisner.
- The two children of Felix and Gloria Unger in "The Odd Couple" (1970) were named Leonard and Edna - the real-life first names of Tony Randall and his late sister.
- Has taken ballet classes and can dance at a semi-professional level.
- Appeared on "Late Show with David Letterman" (1993) a record 70 times.
- Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to television. (1998)
- The son of an art dealer, he was graduated from Tulsa Central High School.
- A member of the Metropolitan Opera Association from 1972.
- National chairman of the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, which is an incurable neuromuscular disease.
- Dropped out of Northwestern University in Illinois majoring in speech and drama in order to study acting with Sanford Meisner and dancer Martha Graham at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York. Later, Tony received a Doctor of Humane Letters degree in 2002 from Pace University.
- An avid art collector, his father was an art and antiques dealer.
- Studied voice for 32 years but did not act on it, quipping "I have a nice healthy tone, but it's not terribly musical. If beautiful voices are golden, mine is aluminum."
- Originated the role of E. K. Hornbeck in the Broadway production of "Inherit the Wind", which ran for 806 performances from Apr 21, 1955 to Jun 22, 1957 at the National Theatre (now the Nederlander Theatre). The role was played by Gene Kelly in the 1960 film Inherit the Wind (1960). In 1996, his National Actors Theater company put on a Broadway revival of "Wind" that ran for 45 appearances in 1996. Randall was a stand-in for both Anthony Heald as Hornbeck and George C. Scott as Henry Drummond, taking over the Drummond role when Scott had to leave the play. Scott was nominated for a 1996 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for the role.
- Was asked in the 1970s if there had been anyone in his career whom he had really disliked. After saying he hated to criticize the dead, he revealed that he had an animosity against the late Ethel Barrymore. As a young actor, he had appeared in a play with her, and he was offended by her imperial manners, which included not making any noise in the vicinity of her dressing room.
- Was nominated for Broadway's Tony Award five times: as Best Acrtor (Musical), in 1958 for "Oh, Captain!;" and, later, as co-producer with his National Actors Theatre of four nominated plays: as Best Revival, in 1993 for "St. Joan," and as Best Revival (Play) in 1994 for "Timon of Athens," in 1996 for "Inherit the Wind" and in 1997 for "The Gin Game."
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