- Paul Mann
(1914-1985), born in Toronto, was an actor and director, but was best known as an acting coach. He founded and directed the Paul Mann Actors Workshop in New York and created the first actors training program for the Negro Ensemble Company. Mr. Mann made his Broadway debut in 1935 in an adaptation of Federico García Lorca's Bitter Oleander . He acted with the Neighborhood Playhouse, the Group Theater, and the Playwrights Company. He was also an original member of the acting company of the Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center, where he appeared in Arthur Miller's After the Fall (1964) and Incident at Vichy (1965). In addition to his stage performances, he appeared in Elia Kazan's film America, America (1963) and the film version of Fiddler on the Roof (1964).