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)
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"The Method" give me a great big pain. How can Hollywood expect these method swingers to play comedy when they are so serious they have no sense of themselves, anyone else or about anything. If you ask me, this new breed working in movies and on TV today has lost contact with their humanity. -- PD, from a 1959 L.A. Mirror-News article
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