Appeared (as "Jim") in "Sing Out the News" (1938) on Broadway. Musical revue. Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek
. Written by George S. Kaufman
and Moss Hart
[uncredited script doctoring]. Music / lyrics by Harold Rome
. Sketches by Charles Friedman (also director). Ballet music by Will Irwin
. Musical Director: Max Meth. Scenic ...
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
My career as an actor was quite by chance. I was standing on a Hollywood corner waiting to cross the street when I was discovered by a movie talent scout. I was persuaded that I was just what was needed to play a native of the jungles in the first Tarzan pictures.
Although in ill health, the 74-year-old Ingram took on his last role, the Christmas episode of The Bill Cosby Show: A Christmas Ballad
(1969) because star/co-producer Cosby, a long-time fan, personally asked him to. Shortly after filming ended, Ingram passed away (September 19, 1969). The episode aired a little over two months later, on December 21, and earned the show one of its highest ratings.