Appeared in "George White's Scandals" on Broadway. Musical revue. Produced by George White
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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was a horrible piano player. 'Oompah, oompah,' he played with a slow, wooden tempo. If you didn't know who it was, you'd have thought he was a learner.
According to his son John Lahr in "Notes on a Cowardly Lion" (the official biography), Lahr had terminal cancer but did not know it when he signed to do "The Night They Raided Minsky's." He agreed to shoot an extensive night scene outdoors in New York City on a cold December night, leading to the pneumonia that was the immediate cause of his death. His completed scenes were left in the film, ...