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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[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 Tough Guys
(1986). That was an "Ahhh!" for me. When I look back, even today, I guess I can go "Ahhh!" because I worked ...
He was a noted crusader for the greater public knowledge and social acceptance of dwarfs and was angered at his contemporary with a similar condition, Hervé Villechaize
, for hampering his efforts by publicly insisting that he (Villechaize) was a midget instead.