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Del Close

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Biography

Manhattan, Kansas, USA
Del Close played "Polonious" once in "Hamlet", and won a Joseph Jefferson Award for it. But the role he really wanted to play was "Yorick". He had to die to do it, but now he may get his wish. Under the terms of his will, Close, who died March 4, 1999, has left his skull to the Goodman Theatre.

Del Close was born and raised in Manhattan, Kansas, and attended Kansas State University, after touring with a sideshow act for a period of time in his teenage years. Read more...

Actor

Character: Hobo Wearing Eyepatch

Beware! The Blob 1972

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Character: Hawk

Gold 1972

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Character: H.R. Rineman

The Public Eye 1992

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Character: Dr. Kenneth Whiteside

Fat Man and Little Boy 1989

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Character: Reverend Meeker

The Blob 1988

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Character: Dr. Natterson

Light of Day 1987

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Character: Deacon Daniels

The Big Town 1987

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Character: Mr. Schneider / Large Tattooed Man

One More Saturday Night 1986

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Character: Ringo Cat

Armstrong Circle Theatre 1950

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Character: Mechanic #1

Thief 1981

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