Co-starred in a pilot for a proposed CBS sitcom called "Medicine Man" which also featured Ernie Kovacs
(Kovacs died a week after the pilot was completed).
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
Is Hollywood the cruelest city in the world? Well, it can be. New York can be like that, too. You can be a Broadway star here one night, and something happens, and then you're out - nobody knows you on the street. They forget you ever lived. It happens in Hollywood, too.
He was already quite ill with the cancer that would eventually kill him by the time he made his last completed film, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
(1966). He used a stunt double in this film, as well as most of the films he made as an MGM contract player. Before signing with MGM in 1928, he had performed all of his own stunts, and even doubled for cast members in his own films, ...
Pork pie hat, slapshoes, deadpan expression