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?
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...
Los Angeles KRTH-FM Radio News Director Steve Fredericks once asked the 3-foot, 10-inch-tall actor in an interview whether, if he could suddenly become a "big" person, if he would choose that. After a long and thoughtful pause, Barty said, "No... because I've made all the adjustments.".