Preacher of Black Congregation
Appeared (as "Buttinhead Adams") in "Stick-in-the-Mud" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Frederick Hazlitt Brennan
. Scenic Design by P. Dodd Ackerman. Directed by Thomas Mitchell
. 48th Street Theatre: 26 Nov 1935-Dec 1935 (closing date unknown/9 performances). Cast: Geoffrey Bryant (as "Lew Hamble"), Dudley Clements
(as "Cap'n ...
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.
The first black actor hired as a regular cast member on an American soap opera when he was cast in The Brighter Day
(1954) in 1962. Unfortunately, the show was cancelled about a month after his first airdate.