1 Portrayal |
4 Interviews |
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on being best known for playing Jimmy Olsen in Adventures of Superman
(1952)] I feel completely at peace with that. You are blessed in life if you can give people pleasure and happiness. That's all I've ever tried to do with my work. If I've learned anything from my career, it's that you don't really know the value of what you're doing. So, you had better do your best with whatever is at hand. ...
In 2006, he told The New York Times that he quit acting in 1961 on the advice of his then-boyfriend Montgomery Clift
. Larson had gone to an audition for producer Mervyn LeRoy
, who had rejected Larson right away because he had played Jimmy Olsen. Clift counseled Larson not to put himself in that situation any longer, so Larson concentrated instead on producing and writing, becoming the first ...