(1944) Stage: Appeared (as "E.J. Lofgren") in "Harvey" on Broadway
. Comedy. Written by Mary Chase
. Scenic Design by John Root. Directed by Antoinette Perry
. 48th Street Theatre: 1 Nov 1944-15 Jan 1949 (1775 performances). Cast: Frank Fay
(as "Elwood P. Dowd"), Josephine Hull
Did You Know?
Met actress Agnes Moorehead
during the filming of
The Stratton Story
in 1949. By June of 1949, Agnes separated from Jack G. Lee
and, by January of 1951, newspapers began to list Gist as Agnes' steady companion. They were married on February 14th of 1953 in Yuma, Arizona. They were separated in July of 1954 and divorced in March of 1958. Gist was 17 years her junior.