Appeared on the premiere television program "Animal Fair" on November 8, 1950. Emcee Jack McCoy and organist Gaylord Carter
. The show featured children with unusual pets who in turn received prizes for the most interesting.
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...
Billy Barty's eldest Nephew Michael Copeland and Michael's wife Debra produced a 236 page Bio-Tribute Book in 2002 entitled "Within Reach - An Inspirational Journey into the Life, Legacy and Influence of Billy Barty". Ironically after they started the project, they were contacted by Peter Jones Productions informing them A&E had assigned them to produce a "Biography" program about Billy's life ...