His New York Theatre debut was in 2001 in the Off-Broadway Premiere of Austin Pendleton's play, "Uncle Bob." He starred opposite George Morfogen for six weeks.
After leaving the productions to star in the film WAKE, he was replaced by Joseph Gordon Levitt.
They had already cast actors Scott Lowell, Peter Paige, Hal Sparks, and Randy Harrison as a group of gay friends whose intertwined lives would form the basis for the American version of the story.
The casting had been nightmarish for Lipman and Cowen because agents wouldn’t send their clients in to read for the parts in the show. He pressed a copy of the script into Harold’s arms and asked him to read it and call them at home the next day.
ended its run in 2005, but the on-screen lovers reunited this weekend in Bilbao, Spain at the second annual “Gale Harold Fan Meet.” Why did we not know Harold had his own fan club—and why weren’t we invited to join?