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Individual: Charles Stanley

Biography

Charles Stanley was an actor, dancer, and costume designer who received a special Obie Award in 1972 for "outstanding work in the combined areas of drama, dance, and design."

He is best known for his performances at the Caffe Cino and Judson Memorial Church. He performed in Harry Koutoukas' "Medea" and Tom Eyen's "Why Hannah's Skirt Won't Stay Down." Stanley took over Caffe Cino for a year after the founder, Joe Cino, died.

Stanley died on September 3, 1977 in a highway collision on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. He was 38 years old.


Source: McDonagii, Don. "Charles Stanley, 38, an Actor and Dancer." The New York Times, September 18, 1977.