Stephen Macht

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Stephen Robert Macht (born May 1, 1942) is an American television and film actor. Macht was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was raised in Brooklyn Heights, NY, until his father's death. At age nine, he moved with his mother and older brother to live with his maternal grandfather, a haberdasher, in Mystic, CT. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1963 (where he roomed with future actor Michael Moriarty), Macht attended Tufts University, receiving an M.A. in Drama in 1967. He later enrolled at Indiana University and obtained a Ph.D. in Dramatic Literature and Theatre History in 1970. Macht studied acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and wrote his Ph.D. dissertation on the history of acting training there. He has also trained with Milton Katselas at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. While teaching at Queens College he received approval by his department chair to appear in plays in New York in lieu of publishing scholarly articles as part of the tenure track.
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