Norman Lloyd (Hitchcock's SABOTEUR, Chaplin's LIMELIGHT) Evening in Hollywood

Priscilla Lane, Norman Lloyd Saboteur Alfred Hitchcock

Actor Norman Lloyd, 95, will discuss his lengthy film and stage career on Wednesday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Hollywood Heritage Museum in the Lasky-DeMille Barn across from the Hollywood Bowl. The evening will include a screening of Matthew Sussman's documentary Who Is Norman Lloyd?.

Lloyd, seen above with Priscilla Lane in Alfred Hitchcock's 1942 thriller Saboteur (in which Lloyd had the title role), worked with an array of top film and stage names, among them the aforementioned Hitchcock, Orson Welles, Charles Chaplin (Limelight), Jean Renoir (The Southerner), Lewis Milestone (A Walk in the Sun), John Houseman, Peter Weir (Dead Poets Society), and many others.

On stage, Lloyd studied with legendary actress Eva Le Gallienne, and began appearing on Broadway in 1935. He joined Orson Welles' Mercury Theater in 1937 in Julius Caesar, in which Lloyd played Cinna, the Poet. Later on, he produced the American stage premiere of Berthold Brecht's Galileo, starring Charles Laughton.

More recently, he was seen as Dr. Daniel Auschlander on television's St. Elsewhere. He has also guested on the TV series Seven Days and The Practice, and had a supporting role in the 2005 Cameron Diaz vehicle In Her Shoes.

The Hollywood Heritage Museum is located at 2100 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood. Refreshments available. Free parking. Admission - Members: $5 Non-Members: $10.


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