September 8, 1939|
|Died||July 23, 1987
New York City, New York
DeVeren Bookwalter (September 8, 1939 – July 23, 1987) was a theatre actor and director who became the first person to win three Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards for his production, direction and performance in Cyrano de Bergerac at the Globe Playhouse in 1975.
Bookwalter served as a member of the board of trustees of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, a member of the Actors' Equity Association, the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.
Bookwalter appeared in many roles at the Globe in Los Angeles, notably as Feste in Twelfth Night, Cyrano in Cyrano de Bergerac, Hamlet, and Richard III in 1976 as well as video productions of Shakespeare's Richard II and Othello. He performed at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego in the 1978 National Shakespeare Festival, in the title role in Henry V as well as in A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Winter's Tale. His film appearances include Andy Warhol's Blow Job (1964), The Omega Man (1971), The Enforcer as Bobby Maxwell, and the TV movie Evita Perón (1981) co-starring Faye Dunaway, as well as numerous appearances on the soap operas Ryan's Hope and Another World.
- "DeVeren Bookwalter — Obituary". NYTimes.com. The New York Times. 1987-07-31. Retrieved 2010-05-01.