Edward Mulhare

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Birth Name: Edward Mulhare
Born: 04/08/1923
Birth Place: Cork, IE
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 05/24/1997

Although Mulhare made his stage debut in his native Cork, Ireland, in 1942 and was a London stage veteran, having co-starred with Orson Wells in a 1951 production of "Othello" directed by Laurence Olivier, he became best recalled for replacing Rex Harrison on Broadway in "My Fair Lady" in 1957. For three years and 1,000 performances Mulhare was Henry Higgins in New York, before continuing the role on an international tour. It has been said that he played the role more times than Harrison, particularly because the actor continued to perform the role in summer theatres and for touring companies well into the 70s. Among his other stage credits were "Devil's Advocate" (1960), "Mary, Mary" (1961)... Continue Bio >>

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