Appeared (as "Lt. Bunin") in "Catherine Was Great" on Broadway. Written by Mae West
. Choreographed by Margaret Sande. Directed by Roy Hargrave
. Shubert Theatre (moved to The Royale Theatre on 2 Dec 1944 to close): 2 Aug 1944-13 Jan 1945 (191 performances). Cast: Reginald Allen (as "Usher"), George Anderson (as "Guard"), Joel ...
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My earliest dreams were of acting, and I have never considered anything else.
Met his wife, Betty Barry
(her stage name was Julie Carson) during rehearsals of the 1944 Broadway show "Catherine Was Great". Betty was fired before opening night because she was a blonde and Mae West
, the star, would not have competing blondes in her show. Betty had disguised her hair color with a dark black wig. Gene and Betty married later that year and lived a long happy life together until ...