Appeared (as "Slit-throat McGillicuddy" / "Turtle Bay Dover's and Breeder's Social Club" / "I Want to Chisel in on Your Heart" / "(Just) Begging for Love" / "Do As You Like (Do What You Like)"; Broadway debut) in "Shoot the Works" on Broadway. Musical revue. Book by Heywood Hale Broun
(also producer), Peter Arno
, Sig Herzig
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5' 11" (1.8 m)
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