In the 1920s and 1930s, appeared in a number of Mickey McGuire comedy shorts alongside the future Mickey Rooney
2 Biographical Movies
1 Print Biography
Fairie | the Gentlemaniacs
3' 9" (1.14 m)
Did You Know?
[from a 1988 interview] I've never looked at acting as "Ahhh!" and "Gee!" I started in vaudeville
when I was five and for me it was just walking on a stage and I'm gonna perform. Later on I was impressed by many things, like when I worked with Burt Lancaster
and Kirk Douglas
In 1991, after the first Gulf War, Rush Limbaugh
, on his radio show, spoke of making a movie about it. When somebody suggested casting Billy Barty, Limbaugh said he was dead; however, the next day, Barty, who admitted he listened to Limbaugh's show regularly but had missed it that day, called in to prove otherwise.