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Michael Crawford CBE | Michael Patrick Dumbell-Smith
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
[on auditioning for Gene Kelly
for a role in Hello, Dolly!
(1969)] He said, "Listen kid: What we're looking for is an attractive idiot. Now my wife thinks you're attractive, and I think you're an idiot". And that's how I got the part of the attractive idiot in the film Hello, Dolly!
As Frank Spencer, in Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em
(1973), he did many stunts, some quite hazardous to the normal person, in portraying a certain scene or part. So much so did people associate him with this image that they literally thought he was as clumsy in real life as he was on the show. But in reality, although he admitted to a few comical episodes in real life in the past, he is in no way ...