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Paul Sand, at home on the Santa Monica Pier

Paul Sand, at home on the Santa Monica Pier

The Santa Monica Pier is a second home to Paul Sand, the actor who won a Tony Award nearly 43 years ago playing 11 characters, including a dog, in "Paul Sills' Story Theatre." His parents met on the pier at a dance. He took his first baby steps there and lived above the famed carousel after he graduated from high school. And even today, the 78-year-old Sand resides on the 13th floor of a Santa Monica high-rise that overlooks the landmark. And now he's performing on the pier. Sand has created a musical revue, "Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel," the first show at the West End Theatre, which he established in late summer. PHOTOS: Hollywood stars on...

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