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James Farentino

( b. Feb 24, 1938 Brooklyn, New York, USA - d. Jan 24, 2012 Los Angeles, California, USA ) Male
Relations: Husband of Debrah Farentino (1985 - 1988)
Husband of Stella Farentino (1994 - 2012) his death
Husband of Elizabeth Ashley (1962 - ?) divorced
Husband of Michele Lee (1967 - 1982) divorced
James Farentino, born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of a clothing designer, trained for the stage at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts before launching his career with a 1961 Broadway appearance in Night of the Iguana. His other Broadway credits include revivals of Death of a Salesman and A Streetcar Named Desire.

Best known for his TV work, Farentino was one of the last contract performers with Universal Studios in the 1960s. His nearly 100 roles included recurring appearances in such series as "The Bold Ones: The Lawyers," "Dynasty," "Blue Thunder" and "Police Story."

Source: Playbill.com 

ProductionsDate of Productions
Death of a Salesman
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: James Farentino [Biff]
Jun 26, 1975 - Aug 24, 1975
A Streetcar Named Desire
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: James Farentino [Stanley Kowalski]
Apr 26, 1973 - Jul 29, 1973
The Night of the Iguana
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: James Farentino [Pedro]
Dec 28, 1961 - Sep 29, 1962
1973 Theatre World Award
nomineeA Streetcar Named Desire [recipient]
Performer: James Farentino
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