Glad Tidings. Comedy. Written by Edward Mabley Scenic Design by William Eckart
and Jean Eckart
. Directed by Melvyn Douglas
. Lyceum Theatre: 11 Oct 1951- 5 Jan 1952 (100 performances). Cast: Patricia Benoit
(as "Claire Abbott") [Broadway debut], Rudy Bond
(as "Gus Kennedy"), Melvyn Douglas (as "Steve Whitney"), Henry Garrard (as...
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The Hollywood roles I did were boring: I was soon fed up with them. It's true they gave me a world-wide reputation I could trade on, but they also typed me as a one-dimensional non-serious actor.
He had two children with second wife, Helen Gahagan
: a son named Peter (b. 1933) and daughter Mary Helen (b. 1938).
He had one son with his first wife, Rosalind, named Melvyn Gregory Hesselberg (b. January 28, 1926).
He often played smooth characters with a strong sense of humor