(9/21/43) Radio: Appeared on an episode of the "Burns and Allen Show".
1 Print Biography |
1 Portrayal |
3 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
R.A. Milland | R. Milland | Raymond Alton Milland | Raymond Milland | Spike Milland
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on Ronald Reagan
] I attended a meeting of the full membership of the Screen Actors Guild held in the Hollywood Legion Stadium, and up in the ring presiding over it was the best president the Guild ever had, Ronald Reagan, now Governor of California. He had a tough job directing the traffic that night, what with calls to the barricades by a lot of coffeehouse characters, wailing about the ...
Only got the lead role in The Lost Weekend
(1945)) because Paramount vetoed writer-director Billy Wilder
's first choice for the role, Broadway actor José Ferrer
. Hedging its bets, Paramount demanded the casting of a star to headline the risky production, but Cary Grant
and most of the other leading male stars of the day turned Wilder down. Milland got the role by default and won an Oscar.