Appeared (as "Gustave Jensen") in "A New Life" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Elmer Rice
. Royale Theatre: 15 Sep 1943-13 Nov 1943 (70 performances). Cast: Blaine Cordner, Dorothy Darling, Elizabeth Dewing, Ann Driscoll
(as "Miss Murphy"), Betty Field
(as "Edith Charles Cleghorne"), Shirley Gale, Frederica Going, Walter Greaza
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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[At age 45, on his affair with 16-year-old Tuesday Weld
] If there wasn't such a difference in our ages I'd ask her to marry me. That and her mother are the only things that stop me.
He was better known in Hollywood for his wild exploits as a lothario than his work in films. Howard Hawks
even included a scene with Ireland and Montgomery Clift
in Red River
(1948) where they compare the size of their guns, allegedly a wink to Ireland's infamous physical endowments.
Often played attractive and sly but often unreliable or dangerous characters