Appeared (as "Milt Shanks") in "The Copperhead" on Broadway. Written by Augustus E. Thomas
. Based on a story by Frederick Landis
. Shubert Theatre: 18 Feb 1918-Jun 1918 (closing date unknown/120 performances). Cast: Evelyn Archer, Gladys Burgette, Thomas Carrigan, Raymond Hackett
(as "Joey Shanks"), Harry Hadfield, Ethelbert Hale
1 Biographical Movie |
5 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
1 Pictorial |
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
You can't retire in Hollywood. Nobody gives up a job, even if he;s ninety, or sick, or has money like Midas. Everybody works until his last breath, and when one day they die, they die like Napoleon/s grenadiers, who died with the words "Vive l'Empereur!" Just so, the last words of a director or producer are "Make another take!"
In the 1960s cartoon series Underdog
(1964), Underdog's nemesis, Simon Bar Sinister, has a voice reminiscent of Barrymore.
On radio, the role of Ebenezer Scrooge in annual broadcasts of "A Christmas Carol". This role led directly to his being cast as Mr. Potter in "It's A Wonderful Life".