John Michael King

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John Michael King
Born (1926-05-13)May 13, 1926
New York City, U.S.
Died August 17, 2008(2008-08-17) (aged 82)
Spouse(s) Beverly Sorg King

John Michael King (May 13, 1926, New York City – August 17, 2008) was an American actor most often associated with his roles in musical theatre.


The son of actor Dennis King,[1] John Michael King made his Broadway debut in a revival of The Red Mill in 1945. He won the Theatre World Award for his portrayal of Freddy Eynsford-Hill in the original production of My Fair Lady, notable for his rendition of "On The Street Where You Live".[2][3]

Additional credits include Of Thee I Sing (1952), Me and Juliet (1953), Anya (1965), The King and I (1977), and Carmelina (1979).[4] He also toured as 'Edward Moncrieff' in the revised version of Lerner and Lane's On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, starring Van Johnson and Linda Lavin.


  1. ^ "Internet Broadway Database". Retrieved June 1, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Theatre World Award Recipients". Retrieved June 1, 2011. 
  3. ^ Theatre World 2008-2009, volume 65,page 364. Retrieved June 1, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Broadway World Database". Retrieved June 1, 2011. 

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