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  • Actor's Studio (1948–1950)
  • TV Series | 30 min | Drama
Actor's Studio (1948–1950)
TV Series | 30 min | Drama

Produced by the ABC as its television network was just getting off the ground, this program was one of the first dramatic series television to attract top-name actors and actresses. Performing plays by such authors as Poe and Thurber, cast...See moreProduced by the ABC as its television network was just getting off the ground, this program was one of the first dramatic series television to attract top-name actors and actresses. Performing plays by such authors as Poe and Thurber, cast members included current well-known performers like Julie Harris and Cloris Leachman, as well as up-and-coming talents like Marlon Brando. The series was renamed "The Play's the Thing" midway through its final season. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher See less
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Updated Sep 26, 1948

Release date (First episode)
Sep 26, 1948 (United States)

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136 cast members
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Marc Connelly
Self - Host Self - Host   See fewer
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George Keane
Prince Albert Prince Albert   See fewer
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8
Don Hanmer
The Elevator Boy The Elevator Boy   See fewer
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8
Nancy Franklin
Actress Actress   See fewer
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7
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6
Cloris Leachman
Actress Actress   See fewer
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6
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5
Jocelyn Brando
Actress Actress   See fewer
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5
Tom Ewell
Actor Actor   See fewer
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4
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4
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4
Ann Shepherd
Mae / Margaret Mae / Margaret   See fewer
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4
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4
Kim Hunter
Actress Actress   See fewer
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4
Julie Harris
Actress Actress   See fewer
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4
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4
Martin Balsam
Soldier Soldier   See fewer
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4
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3
Ruth Matteson
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3
Robert Pastene
Narrator / Telas Narrator / Telas   See fewer
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3
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3
Jane Hoffman
Princess Beatrix Princess Beatrix   See fewer
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3
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3
Grace Kelly
Princess Alexandra Princess Alexandra   See fewer
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3
Eva Marie Saint
Actress Actress   See fewer
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3
Jo Van Fleet
Actress Actress   See fewer
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3
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2
Mary Wickes
Actress Actress   See fewer
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2
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2
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2
Edith Atwater
Actress Actress   See fewer
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2
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2
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2
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2
John Randolph
Mr. Abrams Mr. Abrams   See fewer
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2
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Pat Kirkland
Actress Actress   See fewer
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2
Lenore Aubert
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Mary McLeod
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Frances Ingalls
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2
Lenka Peterson
Actress Actress   See fewer
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2
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2
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Dennis Hoey
Father Hyacinth Father Hyacinth   See fewer
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Jessica Tandy
Miss Lucretia Collins Miss Lucretia Collins   See fewer
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1
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1
Joan McCracken
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Nydia Westman
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Bambi Linn
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1
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1
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1
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1
Mary McCarty
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1
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1
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Will Hare
Actor Actor   See fewer
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Lois Wheeler
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Muriel Kirkland
Actress Actress   See fewer
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1
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Frances Reid
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June Walker
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Eleanor Lynn
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Ann Summers
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Dorothy Sands
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Flora Campbell
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Edward Binns
The Doctor The Doctor   See fewer
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Anne Jackson
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1
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Lou Polan
Actor Actor   See fewer
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John Shay
Actor Actor   See fewer
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Howard Wierum
Joseph Joseph   See fewer
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Lee Grant
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Joan Chandler
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Ann Shaw
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Eva Condon
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Jennifer Howard
The Nurse The Nurse   See fewer
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Stephen Elliott
Walters Walters   See fewer
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Jabez Grey
Actor Actor   See fewer
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Ted Stewart
The Porter The Porter   See fewer
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Phyllis Love
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Wendy Barrie
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Roy Fant
Actor Actor   See fewer
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John McGovern
Kinney Kinney   See fewer
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David Pressman
Mr. Abrams Mr. Abrams   See fewer
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Iris Mann
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Cy Chermak
Actor Actor   See fewer
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Lucille Patton
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Al Ramsen
Actor Actor   See fewer
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Alfred Ryder
Dr. Nicholas Agi Dr. Nicholas Agi   See fewer
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Gene Lyons
Actor Actor   See fewer
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Leopoldine Konstantin
Princess Maria Dominica Princess Maria Dominica   See fewer
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Amy Douglass
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Lucille Vines
Sumatra Balavan Sumatra Balavan   See fewer
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Philippa Bevans
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7.1 / 10 | 78 votes