Appeared (as "Coast Guard"; Broadway debut) in "Yankee Point" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Gladys Hurlbut
. Directed by John Cromwell
(also appearing as "Bob Adams"). Longacre Theatre: 23 Nov 1942-12 Dec 1942 (24 performances). Cast: Arthur Aylesworth
(as "Uncle Pete"), Edna Best
(as "Mary Adams"), Ann Dere
(as "Miss Higgins"...
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[When asked if he ever spanked his real-life children] Well, I never hit my kids. That's a bully thing to do. My own father believed in "spare the rod and spoil the child". Consequently, I feared him and we had a cold and distant relationship until he was quite old. My mother was just the other way. But I do remember, when I was 11 years old, my father said something that stayed with me: "I don't...
His two siblings smoked a lot, which eventually led to the cancer that took over their lives.
Often played handsomely father-figure roles