"Wild Card", "Behave Yourself", "Be Sure You're Right", "Angelica", "Handsome Stranger", and "Howdy".
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
1 Article |
6' 3½" (1.92 m)
Did You Know?
[Of his Barnaby Jones character]: "Barnaby is more of a fox. He counterpunches. Let's somebody make a mistake and he capitalizes on it."
In 1938, MGM offered him a seven-year contract, starting at $2,000 a week but requiring him to give the studio absolute control over his career. He rejected it. MGM blackballed him and his film career went into eclipse for nearly 20 years, until Walt Disney
hired him to play Georgie Russel, Davy Crockett's sidekick, in Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier