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William LeMassena

Highest Rated: 71% Carousel (1956)

Lowest Rated: 71% Carousel (1956)

Birthday: May 23, 1916

Birthplace: Glen Ridge, New Jersey, USA

Veteran character actor of the New York stage who also worked occasionally in films and TV. LeMassena made his Broadway stage debut in 1940, appearing in the Lunt-Fontanne production of "The Taming of the Shrew." He was reunited with the famed acting duo on Broadway and on tour in several productions. LeMassena remained a NY theater staple on and off Broadway through the 70s. His first film role of note was the Heavenly Friend in "Carousel" (1956) and his subsequent credits include "The World of Henry Orient" (1964), "Where's Poppa?" (1970), and "All That Jazz" (1979). LeMassena also worked in TV beginning in the 50s. Late in his life, he played the recurring role of Ambrose Bingham in the long-running CBS soap "As the World Turns."

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71% 61% Carousel Heavenly Friend (Character) - 1956