Made a pilot for an action/adventure/musical series set on a Mississippi riverboat in the 1870s called "Uncle Charley's Showboat" (aka "Here Comes the Showboat") in which he played the captain of the titular vessel.
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6' 4" (1.93 m)
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[on Susan Hayward
] I learned a lot from that lady. I learned more about my trade, about presence in front of the camera, by watching her. She acted like it was nothing, with no effort.
In 1943, while horseback riding in the Hollywood Hills, he accidentally met actor Alan Ladd
, whose wife, Sue Carol
was an agent. She landed him a one-line role in the Laurel and Hardy comedy short The Bullfighters
(1945) under his name of "Frank McCown".
Black cowboy hat