(8/3/43) Stage: Appeared in (as "Jo Jo the Great") / co-produced "The Mercury Wonder Show", Hollywood, CA. Directed / co-produced by Orson Welles
. NOTES: (1) This was a magic/variety revue staged to entertain troops on their way to the Pacific front, who were given free admission. (2) Show ran for a month in Hollywood, then ...
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on making Citizen Kane
(1941) with Orson Welles
] Orson must have been about 22 then and I still think he's one of the greatest directors in the world. I don't know why people regard him as a difficult man. He was the easiest, most inspiring man I've ever worked with. He was the only one who seemed to know what he was doing because we were all virgins on that picture.
Was cast as C.K. Dexter Haven in the original 1939 Broadway production of Philip Barry
's play Philadelphia StoryZ with Katharine Hepburn
. When Hepburn, who owned the rights, sold the story to MGM, Cary Grant
was cast in the part.
Distinctive, almost raspy, deep voice.