Appeared (as "Harlan Smith") in "She Lived Next to the Firehouse" on Broadway. Farce. Written by William Grew
and Harry Delf
. Directed by William B. Friedlander. Longacre Theatre: 10 Feb 1931-Mar 1931 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: William Gargan
, Ara Gerald
, Roger Gray, George Harvey, John Henry, Ralph Hertz
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on Hollywood] The money was great, and you had a ball. I played in 96 pictures - maybe one or two good ones.
Unable to secure his first choice, Gale Gordon
for the role of "Fred Mertz," Desi Arnaz
agreed to consider Frawley, who heavily lobbied for the part. Desi Arnaz
and Lucille Ball
had invested everything they had for the pilot and were concerned about Frawley's alcoholism--- which was no secret around Hollywood--- Arnaz made it clear to him that, if he showed up drunk for work more than once, he ...
Played numerous sarcastic characters, through out his career.