Appeared in "Ziegfeld Follies of 1943" on Broadway. Musical revue. Music by Ray Henderson
. Additional music by Dan White. Sketches by Lester Lee, Jerry Seelen
, Bud Pearson, Les White, Joseph Erens, Charles Sherman, Harry Young, Lester Lawrence, Baldwin Bergersen, Ray Golden, Sid Kuller
, William K. Wells
and Harold Rome
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5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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[his definition of a comic] ...a comic is a guy who depends solely on the joke, and we have thousands of them. The comedian can get a laugh opening a door in the funny way that he does it and his attitude--that's a comic versus a comedian. Now a "funnyman" can get a laugh before opening his mouth--looking funny. Lou Costello
was one of your great funnymen. Harry Langdon
, Larry Semon
; they were ...
Was well-known as an outrageous joke thief, which frequently rankled some of his fellow performers. One time, he said to Groucho Marx
, "You know, Groucho, I've stolen some of my best jokes from you." Without missing a beat, Groucho replied, "Then you weren't listening.".
Always holding a cigar