Emory Bass (Emory Bass)

Emory Bass

Actor. He will be best remembered for originating the role of ‘James Wilson’ in the Broadway play “1776” (1969 to 1972). He repeated the part for the film adaptation of the same title in 1972. He became enthralled with the theater during his early youth and after receiving a degree in Journalism, he embarked on his stage career, initially in Virginia. After moving to New York, he experienced his break in the industry with a role in the touring engagement of “Glad Tidings” which starred Tallulah Bankhead. He marked his Broadway debut with the revival of “Kiss Me, Kate” in 1952. Among his other film credits include “The Cheap Detective” (1978) and “Scavenger Hunt” (1979). Additionally, he appeared on numerous TV shows, among them “Dark Shadows”, “Kojak”, ‘The Jeffersons” and “Angie”. (bio by: C.S.)


  • August, 12, 1925
  • USA


  • March, 03, 2015
  • USA


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