The End of the Tunnel

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AuthorHouse, Apr 23, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 352 pages
Lew Resseguie has known Presidents, worked professionally as an actor in theater,film and television , a songwriter, newspaperman,and theatrical director and producer. He started his professional life as a newspaperman for the Washington Daily News in the Nations Capitol, decided to pursue his passion at the age of 44, in theater, and was highly successful in pursuit of that career working in theater, TV and film in New York City for nearly 30 years.He is married To Diane Lefrancois, a dancer formerly of Norwich, CT whom he met while performing in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF.
 

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LEW RESSEGUIE is a native New Yorker, born in Brooklyn, educated at Trinity School in Manhattan, The Oakwood School in Poughkeepsie and Duke University. At the age of eight he conducted an orchestra in Carnegie Hall and became the youngest person to have ever conducted an orchestra in Carnegie Hall. He became an English major in 1950 at Duke University, mostly as a better than average high school basketball and baseball player who was discovered by the Baseball Hall Of Fame baseball coach at Duke. However, in the early 1950's, the armies of North Korea crossed the border and he joined the U.S. Air Force and serving four years, sixteen months of which were in Korea. In 1955, he joined Scripps-Howard Newspaper's Washington Daily News in Washington, D.C. as a theater critic and advertising salesman. He eventually opened his own advertising agency which grew, within three years, to be among Washington's largest. Lew also produced, wrote, directed and starred in the very first BROADWAY POPS concert ever presented with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center and for two separate Presidents of the United States at The White House. At the age of 44, he decided to pursue his first real love in life, an acting career in New York. and got his first Equity job as Angela Lansbury's co-star in a national tour of GYPSY. , He has costarred or been featured with some of the legendary names...Helen Hayes, Angela Lansbury, Julia Roberts, Robert Goulet, Barry Nelson, Dolores Gray, Paige O'Hara and Robert Conrad. Recently, he starred in a documentary for NASA which salutes the Gemini Astronauts

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