Birth Name: Austin Pendleton
Birth Place: Warren, Ohio, USA
Pendleton worked steadily onstage, mostly in New York and New Haven, though he spent the 1966-67 seasons with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater. On the East Coast, Pendleton appeared in "Fiddler on the Roof" (1964) as Motel, the tailor, played Leo in "The Little Foxes" (1967), appeared in the title role of "The Last Sweet Days of Isaac" (1970-72) and twice played "Tartuffe" (in 1974 and 1977). He also excelled as a director, helming more than a dozen stage projects in New York, New Haven and Williamstown. In 1981, he directed Elizabeth Taylor's Broadway debut as Regina in "The Little Foxes".Pendleton has dabbled in TV from time to time, beginning with the variety special "Let's C...