Starred in a western series pilot "Six Shooter", based on the western radio series starring James Stewart
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John Howard Payne
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Back in 1937 while I was under contract to Paramount, I sang on a five-minute radio program with another contract player from Paramount. A girl who's done rather well since -- Betty Grable
. Betty and I didn't do so well then, though. We couldn't find a sponsor and finally gave up the program. I sang low tenor -- or, should I say, high baritone.
The gap in his career from 1962 to 1968 was the result of a terrible automobile wreck, in which he suffered extensive, life-threatening injuries. In his later roles, facial scars can be detected in close-ups.