Appeared (as "Dr. Egelhofer"; Broadway debut) in "Hazel Flagg" on Broadway. Musical satire/comedy. Book by Ben Hecht
. Music by Jule Styne
(also producer). Lyrics by Bob Hilliard. Based on a story by James Street. Based on the film Nothing Sacred
(1937), screenplay by Ben Hecht
. Musical Director: Pem Davenport
. Choral ...
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On ad-libs: "I've been allowed to add a bit of dialogue to the characters now and then, just to help the illusion. When I portrayed a German count, there was a scene where a tough dived at me from the stairway. I side-stepped him and ad-libbed, Have a nice trip.' I was allowed to keep it in.
"Later, one man grabbed me from behind and another came at me from the front. I added, 'That's no way to ...
His natural ability for dialects led him to radio while in his 20s, performing on three daytime radio serials at once, including the part of a 62-year-old Viennese gent. At one time, the prolific actor was a regular in eight separate major series on all the different networks. He ended up with his own radio program, "The Ross Martin Show.".
Chameleonic acting skills