(September 24 to November 9, 1968) He acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Captain Brasshound's Conversion," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Greer Garson, Darren McGavin, Paul Ford, John Williams, George Rose and Tony Tanner in the cast. Joseph Anthony was director.
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Mr. Magoo's appeal lies in our hostility toward an older generation. But he's not only nearsighted physically; his mind is selective of what it sees, too. That is where the humor, the satire lies, in the difference between what he thinks he sees and reality as we see it.
Best remembered by the public for his roles as the voice of Mr. Magoo and as Thurston Howell III on Gilligan's Island
Often played wealthy, upper-class figures