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July 16, 1939 |
San Francisco, California
Laurence Guittard is an actor and singer, mostly appearing on the Broadway stage. He made his Broadway debut in Baker Street in 1965. Notable appearances include Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm in Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music, Curly in the 1979 revival of Oklahoma!, and as Don Quixote in several productions of Man of La Mancha.
Mr. Guittard, a seasoned Broadway veteran, has also brought his baritone voice and acting skills to the Broadway revival of She Loves Me and in the musical revue Rodgers and Hart. In recent years he has appeared extensively at the Ahmanson Theatre and at the Old Globe in San Diego. In California, he won the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for his ensemble performance in Cloud 9.
The celebration of Stephen Sondheim – all-star participants included, Angela Lansbury, Alexis Smith, Dorothy Collins, Chita Rivera, Glynis Johns, Hermione Gingold, Anthony Perkins, Larry Kert and many others – took place at the Shubert Theatre in 1973. Guittard was among the celebrants and sings, "We're Gonna Be All Right", on the recording made on that special occasion, Sondheim: A Musical Tribute (1973), recorded live March 11, 1973 ~ http://www.masterworksbroadway.com/music/sondheim-a-musical-tribute.
Television credits include Covenant, Man Without a Country (TV movies), and Three's Company; Guittard also played in the comedy-mystery, Somebody Killed Her Husband (1978), with Farrah Fawcett, Jeff Bridges, John Wood, and Tammy Grimes.
In 1978, he also reprised the role of Count Malcom in the film version of A Little Night Music which also starred Elizabeth Taylor.
Mr. Guittard is a scion of the Guittard family of chocolatiers.
- Laurence Guittard at the Internet Movie Database
- Laurence Guittard at the Internet Broadway Database
- Laurence Guittard at the Internet Off-Broadway Database
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