1 Pictorial |
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
Right after he [Lon Chaney Jr.
] and I had finished Son of Dracula
(1943), I think, the studio invited the major magazines to a dinner party on the lot to meet all the horror stars. Everybody was there - Boris Karloff
, Bela Lugosi
and George Zucco
. Lon, seated near my husband and me, proceeded to direct a number of rude, uncalled-for remarks toward Dick. Being a gentleman, Dick ignored them. Until...
Ankers remembered that many of the B films she made were rush jobs. Arriving for a love scene on The Great Impersonation
(1942), director John Rawlins
called "Action!" before the actors were even given any blocking. When she and actor Ralph Bellamy
remained frozen, she stuttered to the director, "I would like to meet my leading man, as I have never kissed a man before first being introduced to ...