(1/6/49) Radio: Appeared (as "Howard") on CBS Radio's series "Suspense" in a broadcast of "Beware My Lovely".
3 Biographical Movies |
6 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
9 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[on Fred Astaire
] I work bigger. Fred's style is more intimate. I'm very jealous of that when I see him on the small screen. Fred looks so great on TV. I'd love to put on a white tie and tails and look as thin as him and glide as smoothly. But I'm built like a blocking tackle.
He and MGM studio head Louis B. Mayer
shared a long standing feud stemming from even before Kelly entered the motion picture business. One evening after seeing Gene perform in "Pal Joey" on Broadway, Mayer met Kelly backstage and offered to sign him to MGM without a screen test. When Kelly later received a call from a MGM representative requesting a screen test, he insisted there was some sort of...
Known for his innovative, athletic style of dancing