Appeared (as "A Mountie") in "Rose Marie".
5 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Did You Know?
Maybe it was better never to become red hot. I'd seen performers like that and they never lasted long. Maybe a long glow is the best way. At Metro I was never considered big enough to squire around Norma Shearer
or Joan Crawford
or Greta Garbo
. Well, I outlasted them all at MGM, didn't I? It takes a lot of work to appear easy going and I tried to avoid being stuffy.
According to the producer of Salt of the Earth
(1954), Paul Jarrico
, who had been blacklisted during the "Red Scare" of the mid-1950s, Pidgeon tried to stop the production of this motion picture (which was being made by blacklistees) in his capacity as the president of the Screen Actors Guild, which had approved of the blacklisting. In an interview in 1997, Jarrico said, "There was a concerted ...