James Komack

James Komack

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Komack (August 3, 1924 - December 24, 1997) was an American actor, writer and film producer. Komack was in the original cast of the Broadway musical Damn Yankees and also in the film version; in both productions, he was one of the baseball players who perform the song "(You Gotta Have) Heart." Komack also appeared in Frank Capra's film A Hole in the Head, as Julius Manetta, inept son of Mario Edward G. Robinson and Sophie Thelma Ritter. In December 1960, Komack appeared as Dr. Franklin in the episode "Emergency" of CBS's anthology series, The DuPont Show with June Allyson; his co-stars were Robert F. Simon and Robert Vaughn. Komack was the guiding force behind such television hits as The Courtship of Eddie's Father, in which he also appeared as Norman Tinker, Me and Maxx, whose title character was inspired by and named after his daughter, Chico and the Man, and Welcome Back, Kotter. Komack is credited with discovering and launching the careers of John Travolta and Freddie Prinze.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134953644
  • 9786134953641