Played as Ranger Jayce Pearson on old-time radio show: "Tales of the Texas Rangers"
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6' 3" (1.91 m)
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I liked doing comedies, but as I got older I was better suited to do Westerns. Because I think it becomes unattractive for an older fellow trying to look young, falling in love with attractive girls in those kinds of situations ... Anyway, I always felt so much more comfortable in the Western. The minute I got a horse and a hat and a pair of boots on...
was a friend of McCrea's and McCrea's wife Frances Dee
. Hepburn also felt that McCrea was one of the best actors she had ever worked with and was always disappointed that his career wasn't more successful (she thought he should have been ranking alongside Spencer Tracy
or Humphrey Bogart