Appeared in Edwin Richfield
's play, "Calculated Risk," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ. Howard Erskine was director.
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John Howard Payne
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
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.
states that while her father John carries the man's name, her family is not related to the Long Island-born, "Home, Sweet Home" songwriter John Howard Payne (1791-1852). That was a studio-generated myth.