"Two for the Seesaw," an original drama, written by William Gibson
, directed by Arthur Penn
, replacing 'Henry Fonda (I)', with Anne Bancroft
(in her Broadway debut), also in the cast, on Broadway at the Booth Theatre, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I went through all the psychiatry thing, trying to find out why I drank. I finally ended up with the president of the American Psychiatry Association in Hartford telling me, 'I'm damned if I know why you drink.'
Trained as an opera singer, but was rarely, e.g. in The North Star
(1943), allowed to use his fine singing voice in the movies. In the one musical he did make, State Fair
(1945), his voice was dubbed because the studio was unaware he was a trained singer. He later explained that he didn't correct their mistake because he felt the singer dubbing him probably needed the money.