Date of Birth:
6 August 1908
Will Lee played in 1 movies in the Crime, Film-Noir, Romance genres.
Will Lee got succeed with average imdb rating 7.7.
After Will Lee's death in late 1982, the producers of "Sesame Street" decided to kill off Mr. Hooper, instead of hiring another actor to take over the part of the Street's amiable storekeeper. In a special "Sesame Street" episode that aired in November 1983 (nearly a year after Lee's death), Big Bird learned to cope with and grieve the death of his dear friend.
Was blacklisted in the early fifties, primarily for his involvement with the Federal Theatre Project, the West Coast Actor's Lab, and other stage groups "identified" as Communist fronts. He worked through the fifties and sixties as an acting teacher, with James Earl Jones being one his students.
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