Appeared (as "Billy Bigelow") in "Carousel", City Center, New York.
1 Biographical Movie |
2 Print Biographies |
13 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
6' 4" (1.93 m)
Did You Know?
I had a terrible, rotten childhood. My father made away with himself when I was 11. I had no guidance, my mom was six feet tall, bucktoothed and very tough. I was mean and rebellious and had a terrible temper. I got a job as an auto mechanic, and I would have stayed in that narrow kind of life if I hadn't discovered art. Music changed me completely.
In the 1950s, while he was at MGM, a mistake in the publicity department started the rumor that Howard's birth name was Harold Leek. The rumor soon became regarded as fact, though it annoyed Howard very much. His true birth name was Harry Clifford Keel.
Performing a medley of songs from Oklahoma! in concert and TV appearances