Appeared (as "Mr. Crispin") in "A Man with Red Hair" on Broadway. Written by Benn W. Levy
. Based on the novel by Hugh Walpole
. Directed by John D. Williams. Garrick Theatre: 8 Nov 1928-Dec 1928 (closing date unknown/20 performances). Cast: Henry Carvill, Kirby Hawkes, Mary Kennedy, Meayon Yon Kim, William Kim, Morris Lee, Barry...
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E.G. Robinson | Edward Robinson | Mr. Edward G. Robinson
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on Double Indemnity
(1944)] It was, in fact, the third lead. I debated accepting it. Emanuel Goldberg
told me that at my age it was time to begin thinking of character roles, to slide into middle and old age with the same grace as that marvelous actor Lewis Stone
. . . The decision made itself . . It remains one of my favorites.
Donated $100,000 to the United Service Organization (USO) during WW2. Like many celebrities, Robinson also pitched in at the Hollywood Canteen and, being multilingual (he reportedly spoke seven languages fluently), worked on broadcasts to countries occupied by the Nazis.
His short, squat frame