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Myron McCormick (February 8, 1908 – July 30, 1962) was an American actor of stage, radio and film.
McCormick was born as Walter Myron McCormick in Albany, Indiana.
He was the only cast member of the Broadway smash South Pacific to remain with the show for all 1,925 performances. He won a 1950 Tony Award for his portrayal of sailor Luther Billis. He later was featured on Broadway from 1955-1957 in the military comedy No Time for Sergeants and repeated his role as Sergeant King for the 1958 film version starring Andy Griffith.
To movie audiences, he is possibly best remembered from 1961's The Hustler as Charlie, the partner of pool shark "Fast Eddie" Felson (Paul Newman). McCormick was an alumnus of Princeton University, where he was a Phi Beta Kappa.
He became a featured performer in many popular radio dramas of the 1940s. He also made guest appearances on numerous television programs of the 1950s/early ... Show more...
As: Charlie Burns
Fast Eddie Felson is a small-time pool hustler with a lot of talent but a self-destructive attitude. His bravado causes him to challenge the legendary Minnesota Fats to a high-stakes match.
Runtime: 134 min.
Directed by: Robert Rossen
An "inside" Hollywood drama about a film director (Henry Fonda) who turns his actress wife (Leslie Caron) into a star, leading to marital problems.
Runtime: 105 min.
Directed by: Nunnally Johnson
As: Sgt. Orville C. King
Georgia farm boy Will Stockdale is about to bust with pride. He’s been drafted. Will’s ready. But is Uncle Sam ready for Will? In No Time for Sergeants, Andy Griffith is certifiably funny in the role that clinched his stardom. Wearing a friendly, wide grin, he ambles into the U.S. Air Force – and lots of folks’ll never be the same.
Runtime: 119 min.
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
As: Dr. Clem Snider
Lucas Marsh, an intern bent upon becoming a first-class doctor, not merely a successful one. He courts and marries the warm-hearted Kristina, not out of love but because she is highly knowledgeable in the skills of the operating room and because she has frugally put aside her savings through the years. She will be, as he shrewdly knows, a supportive wife in every way. She helps make him the success ...
Runtime: 135 min.
Directed by: Stanley Kramer
As: Mike Hudson
This musical reworking of Too Many Husbands (1940), features Grable as a top singer and dancer who's been widowed by WW II. She marries her late husband's songwriting partner, Gower Champion, but the new marriage is thrown for a loop when Lemmon, her first husband, turns up very much alive and eager to see Grable.
Runtime: 93 min.
Directed by: H. C. Potter
As: Ralph Bryant
In this sequel to The Jolson Story, we pick up the singer's career just as he has returned to the stage after a premature retirement. But his wife has left him and the appeal of the spotlight isn't what it used to be. This time Jolson trades in the stage for life in the fast lane: women, horses, travel. It takes the death of Moma Yoelson and World War II to bring Jolson back to earth - and to the ...
Runtime: 96 min.
Directed by: Henry Levin
As: Charles Riggs
New York Assistant District Attorney Howard Malloy is working hard on investigation about a series of murders related to an extremist group.
Runtime: 72 min.
Directed by: Fletcher Markle
As: Dr. O’Donnell
The Fight for Life was documentary filmmaker Pare Lorentz' first "dramatic" film, utilizing the talents of several top New York stage actors. A tribute to the Chicago Maternity Center and its efforts to provide the best possible care for destitute mothers, the film is based on the book of the same name by Paul de Kruif. Myron McCormick plays the largest role as a dedicated intern, while others in the ...
Runtime: 69 min.
Directed by: Pare Lorentz
As: Sam Moon
The negligent owner of a tenement slum becomes romantically involved with one of the building's residents. Future film director Sidney Lumet plays a key supporting role in this social-consciousness drama from 1939.
Runtime: 79 min.
Directed by: Dudley Murphy