(2/13/39) Radio: Appeared (as "Peter Grimm") in a "Lux Radio Theater" broadcast of "The Return of Peter Grimm".
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!"
His name appeared in the Looney Toons Cartoon One Froggy Evening
(1955) (directed by Chuck Jones
) in a newspaper on a park bench before the distraught man was sent to a psychiatric ward because the frog would not sing in front of anyone else.
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".