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)
Did You Know?
The hardest thing is to erase from minds the stereotypes that people have about people of short stature. You don't see any little people doing newscasts, you don't see any doing sports writing, you don't see any sports announcing, you don't see any coaches, but there are little people who are capable of doing these things, who have proven themselves.
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 ...