(2/18/51) Radio: Appeared in a "Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast of "The Big Lift".
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
The studio camera man enjoys working with me. You know why? It's because he doesn't have to worry about my bad angle -- they'e all bad. He doesn't have to fuss with the lights or anything, because nothing he could do could make me look better. I'm a cinch for the make-up men too. They figure nothing can be done, so that's what they do.
, while writing the script of The Apartment
(1960) with his collaborator I.A.L. Diamond
, intended the part of Jeff D. Sheldrake to be played by Douglas in the film. Douglas was cast in the role, but unfortunately, passed away before shooting began. Wilder then re-cast the role of the caddish Mr. Sheldrake with Fred MacMurray
, who had successfully played against type in Wilder's Double