Arnold Moss was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1910. A stage actor as well as a writer, director, and producer, he appeared in many films, television shows, and plays, including Casanova’s Big Night (1949), Star Trek (1966), and Margaret Webster’s 1945 production of The Tempest. Moss was featured on several radio shows and performed as a narrator with, among others, the Boston and Detroit Symphony Orchestras. Moss founded and served as the head of the Shakespeare Festival Players, a repertory company, through which he toured about 50 U.S. colleges. In 1961, he was sent to several countries in Latin America, Africa, and the Far East by the United States State Department as part of a cultural exchange program. Arnold Moss died in 1989.
Audio Recordings with Arnold Moss
- An evening of readings to mark the retirement of Roy P. Basler: readings by Richard Eberhart, Josephine Jacobsen, Reed Whittemore, and Arnold Moss in the Coolidge Auditorium, Dec. 9, 1974