Oliver Conant

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Oliver Conant (born November 15, 1955) is an American actor.

Born in New York City, New York, Conant appeared as "Benji" in the 1971 coming-of-age drama Summer of '42 and Class of '44, appearing in both with Gary Grimes and Jerry Houser as a trio of adolescent boys.

He was also in Jean Kerr's 1973 Broadway farce Finishing Touches, with Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Lansing, James Woods, and others.

After a three decades or so hiatus from acting, Conant re-emerged on off and off-off Broadway stages in productions ranging from Gene Ruffini's dystopian Homeland, Anne Fizzard's back-stage comedy Good Opinions, and Tuvia Tenenbom's absurdist satire Kabbalah. He serves as Producing Director for Queens Shakespeare Inc, a new classical repertory company based in Flushing, New York. Conant will be appearing in the NICU'S SPOON production of Elizabeth Rex in April 2008 in New York City.

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