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  • Appeared as the dancing green grapes in 1980's Fruit of the Loom commercials.
  • Appeared in a command performance of "Guys and Dolls" at the White House for President Lyndon Johnson.
  • 36 Broadway shows including 'High Button Shoes' (1947), 'Top Banana' (1951), and 'Little Me' (1961) with Sid Caesar
  • Appeared in the The Kraft Music Hall (1967) television program premiere, and The Fifty-Fourth Street Revue (1949).
  • 1946: Appeared in Broadway revue, "The Dutchess Misbehaves", replacing Jackie Gleason.
  • (1943) Stage Play: Boy Meets Girl. Comedy (revival). Written by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack. Directed by Rodney Hale. Windsor Theatre: 22 Jun 1943- 3 Jul 1943 (15 performances). Cast: Joey Faye' (as "J. Carlyle Benson"), Theodora Bender (as "Peggy"), Sanford Bickart (as "Rosetti"), Lewis Charles (as "Robert Law"), Sara Lee Harris (as "Susie"), Bert Jeter (as "Green"), Catherine Linn (as "Miss Crews"), John Lynds (as "Major Thompson"), Norman MacKay (as "Larry Toms"), Gordon Nelson (as "Mr. Friday, C.F."), Stanley Phillips (as "Premiere Announcer"), Marshall Reid (as "Rodney Bevan"), Maurice Sommers (as "Slade"), John Souther (as "Doctor"), Mabel Taylor (as "Studio Nurse"). Produced by Lucia Victor.
  • (1954) Stage Play: The Tender Trap. Written by Max Shulman and Robert Paul Smith. Directed by Michael Gordon. Longacre Theatre: 13 Oct 1954- 8 Jan 1955 (102 performances). Cast: Ronny Graham (as "Charlie Reader"), Kim Hunter (as "Sylvia Crewes"), Robert Preston (as "Joe McCall"), Joey Faye (as "Sol Schwartz"), Jack Manning (as "Earl Lindquist"), Parker McCormick (as "Poppy Matson"), Julia Meade (as "Jessica Collins") [Broadway debut], Janet Riley (as "Julie Gillis'). Produced by Clinton Wilder. Note: Filmed as The Tender Trap (1955).
  • (1938) Stage Play: Sing Out the News. Musical comedy. Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek. Music by Harold Rome. Lyrics by Harold J. Rome. Sketches by Charles Friedman. Uncredited book doctoring by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. Ballet music by Will Irwin. Musical Director: Max Meth. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Choreographed by Ned McGurn, Dave Gould and Charles Walters. "Peace and the Diplomat" staged by Charles Walters. Directed by Charles Friedman. Music Box Theatre: 24 Sep 1938- 7 Jan 1939 (105 performances). Cast: June Allyson (as "Time-The Present" Performer/Class of 1938/Minstrels) [Broadway debut], Bruce Barclay, John Barry, Add Bates, John Benton, Daisy Bernier, The Boys of Today, Ethel Brown, Lillyn Brown, Sibol Cain, Warren Coleman, Traverse Crawford, Fred Deming, Elizabeth Dozier, R. Dupler, Eleanor Eberle, Sally Ellis, Joey Faye, The Floradora Girls, Dorothy Fox, Miriam Franklin, Jane Fraser, Joel Friend, Chick Gagnon, Ortho Gaines, Ed Galloway, Will Geer (as "Jim in "I Married a Republican", W.S. Van Dyke/Mr. Speaker/Father/First Tycoon/Hitler"), Rosalind Gordon, Ray Harrison, Ben Holmes, Richard Huey, Rex Ingram, Cecil Jackson, Georgia Jarvis, George Jones Jr., Gus Jones, Charles Lawrence, Kathryn Lazell, Thelma Lee, Carrington Lewis, Harry Lewis, Lewis and Van, James Lillard, Christina Lind, Leslie Litomy, Philip Loeb, Michael Loring, Henrietta Lovelace, Jimmy Lydon, Shirley Macy, Wanda Macy, Ginger Manners, Elizabeth McDowell, Estelle McDowell, Sadie McGill, Elmaurice Miller, Tomas Mitchell, Michael Moore, Fred Nay, B. Norris, Bernard Pearce, 'Jean Peters (I)', Jackie Petty, Burton Pierce, Ethel Remey, Bruce Rogers, Ben Ross, Hazel Scott, Hiram Sherman, Maude Simmons, Edwin Smith, Herbert Sumpter, Grant Thomas, Sonny Timmons, Allen Tinney, William Tinney, The Virginians, Ben Walles, Mary Jane Walsh, Howard Warriner, Clarence Wheeler, Madelyn White, Louie Williams, Lucille Williams, Musa Williams (as "Another Neighbor: One of These Fine Days/Guest: Man of the Year"), Mae Williamson, Maud Williamson, Lucille Wilson, Howard Woodford. Produced by Max Gordon, in association with George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.
  • (1976) He acted in the play, "Ho! Ho! Ho!," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Ruth Gordon in the cast.
  • (October 20, 1952) He acted in the musical, "Top Banana," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Phil Silvers, Kaye Ballard, Jack Albertson, Judy Lynn, Johnny Coy, Herbie Faye, Walter Dare Wahl, Bradford Hatton, Dick Dana, Johnny Trama, Gloria Smith, George Marci, "Flash" Hogan and Danny Scholl in the cast. Johnny Mercer wrote the music and lyrics. Hy Kraft wrote the book. Jo Mielziner was set designer. Alvin Colt was costume designer. Ron Fletcher was choreographer. Jack Donahue was director. Paula Stone and Mike Sloane were producers.

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