Took over the part of Jeeter Lester from Henry Hull
in the Broadway
stage version of Erskine Caldwell''s "Tobacco Road," which set a then-record run of 3,281 performances between December 4, 1933 and May 31, 1941. It is still the longest running drama in Broadway
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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For well over half a century I have never gone a day without getting acquainted with some other person, and in those times I've only had my face slapped once and been called a few names.
Received a 1964 Tony nomination as Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his role in "110 In The Shade", a musical version of the film
. The leading lady in the musical was Inga Swenson
, who was also nominated.