TV commercial for Dick Tracy's Stub-Nose 38 Pistol with Belt Holster and Tommy Burst Machine Gun (circa 1962) (actor)
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Art Barnes | Billy Mumy
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on his on- and off-screen chemistry with Jonathan Harris
, who played Dr. Zachary Smith]: Oh, he just loved Dr. Smith. He loved him when he was such a snarly villain, and he loved him when he was a lovable buffoon. He created that character, single handedly, and no, I don't think he had any trouble being a nasty, villain kind of a character. He was a versatile actor, and loved doing it. I loved ...
Was the original choice to play "Eddie Munster," in the cult 1960s TV series The Munsters
(1964). However, his parents did not approve of the makeup young Bill would have to wear for the role; they turned it down. Butch Patrick
ended up playing the part. Today, Patrick and Mumy are very good friends and sometimes collaborate on music.