| It was then that he decided to take acting seriously and began to apply for acting programs at several universities. Gilford developed some unique impressions that became his trademarks — most notably, one of "split pea soup coming to a furious boil" using only his face. [1] In 1953 Gilford and Lee were called to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) regarding their alleged Communist sympathies, after being specifically named by choreographer Jerome Robbins in his own testimony to the committee. [4], During Stan's years at the Rockland school, he starred in productions including Harvey, Cyrano de Bergerac, Little Shop of Horrors, Over Here!, and West Side Story. [19] Stan's first film of 2019 was Avengers: Endgame, released in April, for which he reprised his role as Bucky Barnes / The Winter Soldier. | He won numerous industry awards. [11], In 2014, Stan reprised his role as Bucky Barnes, now called Winter Soldier, in the first film of his nine-movie contract, Captain America: The Winter Soldier. [3][4] Gilford was the second of three sons, with an older brother Murray ("Moisha") and a younger brother Nathaniel ("Natie"). In 2013, Stan played Hal Carter in the Roundabout Theater Company's production of William Inge's Picnic, at the American Airlines Theater in New York. I'm too big for here. Jack Gilford (born Jacob Aaron Gellman; July 25, 1908 – June 4, 1990)[2] was an American Broadway, film, and television actor. [21] In addition, Stan will appear in Monday and The Chain. He co-starred in the play with his close friend, Zero Mostel, who was also blacklisted during the McCarthy era. Hansel, also known under the alias Jack, is a character on ABC's Once Upon a Time. In 2017, Stan co-starred as a NASCAR driver, Dayton White, in Steven Soderbergh's caper comedy Logan Lucky,[14] portrayed Jeff Gillooly, in Craig Gillespie's biopic I, Tonya, based on the life of Tonya Harding,[15] and also starred in the drama I'm Not Here. This was followed by several film appearances, including Tony n' Tina's Wedding, The Architect, and The Covenant, before he earned a recurring role on Gossip Girl as Carter Baizen, beginning in 2007. [7] It was initially reported the role would be recast for the spin-off series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, due to Stan's commitment to the Marvel Cinematic Universe,[8] but Edward Kitsis later revealed the next month that due to fan backlash and respect for Stan's performance, the character would not be recast and the series would proceed without the character. Jack Gilford (born Jacob Aaron Gellman; July 25, 1908 – June 4, 1990) was an American Broadway, film, and television actor. Gilford was discovered working in a pharmacy by his mentor Milton Berle. [22] In February 2019, he replaced his Marvel co-star Chris Evans in the drama film The Devil All the Time, which premiered on Netflix in 2020. In 1938, Gilford worked as the master of ceremonies in the first downtown New York integrated nightclub, Café Society owned and operated by Barney Josephson. In Hyperion Heights, he becomes lawyer Nick Branson, who is secretly the Candy Killer. In July 2008, Josh Radnor and Jennifer Westfeldt starred in the premiere of the play Finks, based on the Gilfords' experiences with HUAC and the Hollywood blacklist, written by Joe Gilford (their son), and directed by Charlie Stratton for stage and film. He débuts in the sixth episode of the second season and is portrayed by guest star Jorge Garcia. [6] Loved in the part, Gilford performed it 77 times between 1950 and 1964. [24][25] In May 2019, Stan joined the cast of spy thriller 355, which began filming in July 2019. Gilford found work towards the end of the 1950s and during the early 1960s with the end of the Joseph McCarthy era. 13 Reasons We Need The Rookie Season 2! 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This production was also choreographed by Jerome Robbins, who had previously testified before House Un-American Activities Committee in 1953. [27], Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries, "Pedi, Stan and Rosenblat Join Broadway's Talk Radio Cast", "Sebastian Stan talking for Romanian television ProTV (with English subtitle)", "Will Sebastian Stan Become Captain America? Anton is based on the Giant from the folktale "Jack and the Beanstalk". The couple raised three children: Lisa Gilford, a producer (from Lee's previous marriage); Joe Gilford, a screenwriter/playwright/stage director; and Sam Max Gilford, an artist/archivist. [1], After an appearance in the 1994 film 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance, Stan's career began in earnest in 2003 with a role on Law & Order. | For the other Jack, see here. He also attended the Stagedoor Manor summer camp where he was cast in many camp productions. Stan became a United States citizen in 2002. 31 March 2019 03 April 2019 [9] The same year, he also appeared in the USA Network miniseries Political Animals as the troubled gay son of the former First Lady,[10] for which he was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries. Jack is a semi-recurring actor on Once Upon a Time, portraying the role of Sven. [1] She was married at the time and divorced her first husband soon after meeting Gilford.