Appointment of Robert S. Fryer as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The President today announced his intention to appoint Robert S. Fryer to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Smithsonian Institution, for the remainder of the term expiring September 1, 1992. He will succeed Cary Grant.
Mr. Fryer is presently serving as artistic director for the Center Theatre Group of Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. He has produced numerous Broadway shows, including California Suite (1976), Sweeney Todd (1978), The West Side Waltz (1981), Brighton Beach Memoirs and Noises Off (1983). He has also produced several feature films, including Great Expectations (1974) and The Boys From Brazil (1978).
He graduated from Western Reserve University (B.A., 1943). He was born November 19, 1920, in Washington, DC, and now resides in Los Angeles, CA.
Ronald Reagan, Appointment of Robert S. Fryer as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/259643