Curt Conway (May 4, 1915 – April 10, 1974) was an American actor. He was sometimes billed as Curtis Conway or Kurt Conway. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Conway appeared in a number of Broadway plays, had small parts in films. such as Hud (1963), and appeared on TV from 1960 until his death.
|Died||April 10, 1974 (aged 58)|
|Spouse(s)||Sandra Francis |
(m. 19??; div. 19??)
(m. 1949; div. 1956)
A member of the Group Theatre, and later the Actors Studio, Conway went on to found his own acting school, the Theatre Studio, in 1952. Located at 353 West 48th Street in Manhattan, its faculty included, at one time or another, Nora Dunfee, Robert Alvin, and fellow Actors Studio members Lonny Chapman and David Pressman. The Actors Studio also supplied some of the school's participating directors, namely Martin Ritt, Alan Schneider, and Joseph Anthony; also participating were Horton Foote and Everett Chambers. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, he taught acting at the University of California, Irvine.
Conway was married three times, including to actress Kim Stanley from 1949 to 1956, with whom he had one daughter.
Conway died from a heart attack at the age of 58.
Partial play creditsEdit
* denotes Broadway productions
|1947||Gentleman's Agreement||Bert McAnny||Uncredited|
|1947||T-Men||Shorty - Informant||Uncredited|
|1947||A Double Life||Reporter||Uncredited|
|1948||The Naked City||Det. Nick - Fingerprint Man||Uncredited|
|1948||They Live by Night||Man in Tuxedo||Uncredited|
|1948||The Saxon Charm||Jack Bernard||Uncredited|
|1949||A Woman's Secret||Doctor|
|1949||Knock on Any Door||Ed Elkins||Uncredited|
|1949||The Lady Gambles||Bank Clerk|
|1949||Illegal Entry||Thin-Faced Man||Uncredited|
|1958||The Goddess||The Writer||Uncredited|
|1958||Wind Across the Everglades||Perfesser|
|1961||Run Across the River||Engineer|
|1964||Invitation to a Gunfighter||McKeever|
|1949||The Front Page||1 episode|
|1963||The Twilight Zone||Adolf Hitler||1 episode|
|1964||The Outer Limits||Franklin Karlin / Dr. Philip Mendl||2 episodes|
|1965||Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea||Dr. Winslow||1 episode|
|1965-1966||Peyton Place||Judge Irwin Jessup||17 episodes|
|1971-1974||The Odd Couple||Judge / Dr. Gordon||4 episodes, (final appearance)|
- Mann, William J. (2012). "Winter 1960". Hello, Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. p. 13. ISBN 0-547-36892-5.
Theatre Studio Curt Conway Group Theatre.
- "Curt Conway's Theatre Studio of New York, Inc.". The Village Voice. August 28, 1957.
- "Instruction". Equity News. Volumes 42-43.