Appeared (as "Francis X. Digman") in "King of Hearts" on Broadway. Comedy/farce. Written by Jean Kerr
and Eleanor Brooke
. Directed by Walter Kerr
. Lyceum Theatre (moved to The National Theatre from 4 Oct 1954 to close): 1 Apr 1954-27 Nov 1954 (279 performances). Cast: Donald Cook
(as "Larry Larkin"), Cloris Leachman
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[In 1976] Sometimes I'll wake up in the middle of the night and I'll hear a voice that sounds familiar . . . my wife has fallen asleep with the tube on, and I'll finally start recognizing the dialogue, look up, and Jesus Christ, it's me at 14, or 12, or 9, or whatever. Sometimes I'll sit there and watch it and I can tell myself what's coming next . . . I remember the dialogue, the scene and the ...
Walked away from the industry in 1989 during his wife's brief illness, and never returned: "I'm sixty-seven, and worked sixty-four years." Has enjoyed retirement ever since, and refuses to participate in industry retrospectives which dwell too wistfully on the so-called good old days.