Appeared in the original Broadway
productions of "South Pacific" and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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I went to the front office at Universal and asked to be released from my contract. They thought I was crazy. But I thought, "If this is my big break, then I'm not going very far." AN -- after filming the movie
Red Ball Express
Broke his original contract with Universal in 1952 after only a couple of years because he felt no growth and freelanced for a time. Ironically, he returned frequently to film at Universal and at a much larger fee than he was getting when a contract player there.