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George Furth
Birth: Dec. 14, 1932
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 2008
Santa Monica
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor, Writer. Born George Schweinfurth, he began his career acting on Broadway in the 1960s. As an actor, he is best remembered for his role as Woodcock, the devoted railroad clerk in "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" (1969). His many film credits included "Myra Breckenridge" (1970), "Blazing Saddles" (1974), "Shampoo (1975), "Airport '77" (1977) and countless TV comedies. Furth's work as a playwright started in the 1970s writing books for Stephen Sondheim Broadway musicals such as "Merrily We Roll Along" and "Company", which received a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for best musical. His other Broadway efforts were "Twigs" (1971), "The Act" (1977), "The Supporting Cast" (1981), "Precious Sons" (1986) and "Getting Away with Murder" (1996). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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Record added: Aug 12, 2008
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George Furth
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George Furth
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
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You did well...
- Steve Westerfield
 Added: Aug. 19, 2016
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Aug. 11, 2016

- sjm
 Added: Aug. 11, 2016
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