Appeared (as "Radio Announcer"; Broadway debut) in "Double Dummy" on Broadway. Romance/satire. Written by Doty Hobart
and Tom McKnight
. Scenic Design by S. Syrjala. Directed by Edith Meiser
. John Golden Theatre: 11 Nov 1936-Dec 1936 (closing date unknown/21 performances). Cast: Teddy Bergman, Sanford Bickart, Marvin Blackstone,...
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5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
By and large theatre actors are better than movie actors because they understand responsibility. When the curtain goes up on a play you are on you own. You're trapped. I think that the two mediums to look forward to working in are the theatre and television, but I must say that Hollywood isn't a dead city by any means, I'll surely be going back some time.
He turned down the chance to play the part of Harry Brock in Born Yesterday
(1950), the successful movie adaptation of the stage play in which he created this role. He found the part had been considerably reduced for the film. The Harry Brock role went to Broderick Crawford