Bradlee, Frederic 1920-2003
BRADLEE, Frederic 1920-2003
See index for CA sketch: Born February 6, 1920, in New York, NY; died July 12, 2003, in New York, NY. Actor and author. Bradlee was an actor who appeared in a number of New York stage productions. Attending Harvard University and Columbia University prior to World War II, he served in the U.S. Army during the war, and returned to appear in Broadway, off-Broadway, and touring-company productions. Among his credits are theatrical productions of A Winter's Tale, The Man Who Came to Dinner, Arms and the Man, and Second Threshold, as well as the 1975 solo play The Glory of Language. In addition, Bradlee coedited the anthology Vanity Fair(1961), with Cleveland Amory, and was the author of the novel Esperie (1967) and the memoir A Lady in My Life (1974). His later years were spent doing volunteer work for such organizations as the Opera Orchestra of New York, Reading for the Blind, and the International Council on Alcoholism.
OBITUARIES AND OTHER SOURCES:
New York Times, July 16, 2003, p. A16.
Washington Post, July 14, 2003, p. B4.