Rosemary Harris On ‘The Holocaust’, Tom Stoppard & Liz Taylor: Conversations With Jeremy Gerard


EXCLUSIVE: In November I began these conversations with artists who have deep roots on both coasts with Bradley Cooper, receiving parallel plaudits for his leading roles in American Sniper, on screen, and The Elephant  Man, on Broadway. It seems apt to conclude it with Rosemary Harris, 47 years Cooper’s senior and an actress whose life in theater film and  has few parallels in the breadth and stature of the work. For bookends, you would be hard-pressed to find an odder juxtaposition than Actresses Elizabeth Taylor and Rosemary Harrisher major-movie debut opposite Stewart Granger, Peter Ustinov and Elizabeth Taylor in MGM’s 1954 period extravaganza Beau Brummell and her recently-concluded run in an astringently elegant off-Broadway production of Tom Stoppard’s time-traveling Indian Ink, a variant meditation, to be sure, on the inconstant glories of the British Empire.

lionHarris has nine Tony nominations to her credit and one win, in 1966 for her performance as Eleanor Of Aquitaine, the…

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