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.
, an agent known for a stable of young, attractive, marginally talented actors with unusual names (Rock Hudson
, Tab Hunter
) signed Rory to a contract and initially christened him "Troy Donahue", then changed it to "Rory Calhoun". He used the Troy Donahue
name later on another up-and-coming actor, with excellent results.
Black cowboy hat