Appeared (Broadway debut) in "Medea" on Broadway.
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Did You Know?
My trouble as an actor was twofold, I was too tall, and I wasn't handsome enough. Richard Widmark
wanted me in a couple of movies, and they told him I was too tall; I'd make him look short. Widmark said what the hell, we can dig a hole. And I remember I was Robert Taylor
's roommate in D-Day the Sixth of June
(1956), and I had to sit down all the time. Yeah. I remember the scene where I was ...
There is some irony in Jerry Paris directing Henry Winkler
as "The Fonz" in Happy Days
(1974), Winkler's character deriving his style from Jerry and other Black Rebels Motorcycle Club members in The Wild One
Frequently appears in a small (often one scene) role