In the 1920s and 1930s, appeared in a number of Mickey McGuire comedy shorts alongside the future Mickey Rooney
2 Biographical Movies |
2 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
Fairie | the Gentlemaniacs
3' 9" (1.14 m)
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That's where it starts and sometimes finishes. My parents never told me I was small, so I never knew any better. They had to sign for me to play football and basketball, but they never said, "No, you can't. You're too small." I'm not the only one who has proved little people can get along in a big world. There are other little people out there who are doctors, lawyers, school teachers, electronics...
Ironically, in 1990 producer/writer William Winckler sued Billy Barty in Small Claims Court in Van Nuys, California for money that was owed him on the comedy series "Short Ribbs" (1989), and Winckler won the case against Barty. The press had a "field day" with all the publicity, stories ran through AP, UPI, The Daily News, ABC-TV News Los Angeles by reporter Joe McMann, and news swept throughout ...