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Michael Hayden (actor)

Michael Hayden is an actor who has appeared both on the stage and on television. Hayden graduated from the Juilliard School. StageHayden appeared in several productions at the Roundabout Theatre Company, New York, including The Matchmaker and All My Sons. At the Lincoln Center Theater he appeared in the musical Dessa Rose. Hayden made his Broadway debut in the role of "Billy" in the 1994 Broadway revival of Carousel, for which he won the Theatre World Award and was nominated for the Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Actor in a Musical, he played the role in the Royal National Theatre production in London in 1993, receiving an Olivier Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical. For his work in the 2001 Broadway revival of Judgment at Nuremberg he received the Tony Award nomination as Best Featured Actor in a Play, he played "Prince Hal" in Henry IV opposite Kevin Kline in 2003. He appeared in the play Festen on Broadway in 2006. In 2010 he played the roles of both "Henry V" and "Richard II" at the Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, DC.

For this work he received the company's Emery Battis Award. Hayden has appeared at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in many works over the years. TelevisionHayden has appeared on the television series Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, as well as Hack, he was a series regular on the ABC series Murder One. FilmHayden starred in the title role of William R. Pace's 1999 film Charming Billy as Jeremiah William Starkman, a commingling of Charles Whitman and Charles Starkweather who shoots random people off a rural water tower and reflects on the incidents in his life that led up to it. Hayden's portrayal won the Best Actor award at the AFI/LA Film Festival; the Dog in the Manger - Shakespeare Theatre Company, 2009'Tis Pity She's a Whore - American Conservatory Theater, 2008 Festen - Broadway, 2006 Henry IV - Broadway, 2003 Enchanted April - Broadway, 2003 Merrily We Roll Along - Kennedy Center, 2002 Judgment at Nuremberg - Broadway, 2001 Coriolanus - Shakespeare Theatre Company, 2000 Camino Real - Shakespeare Theatre Company, 2000 Cabaret - Broadway, 1999, West End, 2006 Sweet Bird of Youth - Shakespeare Theatre Company, 1998 Carousel - Broadway, 1994 Michael Hayden at the Internet Broadway Database Internet Movie Database listing Biography at filmreference

Maximilian Egon II, Prince of F├╝rstenberg

Maximilian Egon II, Prince of Fürstenberg was a German landowner and the head of the House of Fürstenberg. Born as Prince Maximilian Egon Christian Karl Aloys Emil Leo Richard Anton zu Fürstenberg, he was the son of Prince Maximilian Egon zu Fürstenberg, his wife Countess Leontina von Khevenhüller-Metsch, he had a younger brother, born in 1867, named Prince Karl Emil Egon zu Fürstenberg. By his marriage to Countess Irma von Schönborn-Buchheim, he had three sons and two daughters: Karl Egon V zu Fürstenberg Leontina zu Fürstenberg Anna zu Fürstenberg Maximilian Egon zu Fürstenberg Friedrich Eduard zu Fürstenberg He had an illegitimate daughter, Marie-Louise-Auguste von Almey, by a liaison with Baroness Marguerite von Almey. A close friend and adviser of Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany, Max of Fürstenberg inherited territorial titles in Prussia, Hungary, Württemberg and Baden, by virtue of them had a seat in the House of Lords in each of the five states; until the First World War, he was vice-president of the Prussian House of Lords.

His principal residence was at Donaueschingen, near the source of the Danube, where he owned a castle and great deer forests. Emperor Wilhelm II visited him there, Max invariably accompanied the Emperor on his hunting expeditions and Norwegian trips; as well as his vast ancestral forests, he owned coal mines and breweries. Although he was a member of the high Roman Catholic Uradel who had long stood aloof from party politics, after meeting Adolf Hitler and Ernst Roehm in November 1933, Max became enthusiastic about Hitler's leadership, commenting that "It was wonderful, to be able to meet such a great man"; the same year, 1933, he joined the Nazi Party and the SA. In 1938, he was appointed to the rank of Standartenführer, he died in 1941, during the Second World War, was succeeded by his son, Karl Egon V. This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Rines, George Edwin, ed.. "Fürstenberg, Maximilian Egon zu". Encyclopedia Americana