John Craven, 79, Who Played George in Original 'Our Town'
NYTimes - almost 23 years
John Craven, who created the role of George Gibbs in the original Broadway production of Thornton Wilder's "Our Town," died on Friday at his home in Salt Point, N.Y. He was 79. In 1938, Mr. Craven made his Broadway debut at the age of 21 in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, acting alongside his father, Frank Craven, who played the Stage Manager. In
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