Appeared (as "Donald Clemens"; Broadway debut) in "The Melody Man" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Herbert Fields
. Central Theatre (moved to The Ritz Theatre during production run; date unknown): 13 May 1924-Jun 1924 (80 performances). Cast: Sara Chapelle (as "A Maid"), Jerry Devine (as "Sidney"), Lew Fields
(as "Franz Henkel")...
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Stardom is just an uneasy seat on top of a tricky toboggan. Being a star is merely perching at the head of the downgrade. A competent featured player can last a lifetime. A star, a year or two. There's all that agony of finding suitable stories, keeping in character, maintaining illusion. Then the undignified position of hanging on while your popularity is declining.
For many years he maintained his primary residence in New Milford, Connecticut. After his death, the property was subsequently leased to playwright Lillian Hellman
as well as to Henry Kissinger