(6/8/48) Radio: Appeared (as "Philip Marlowe") in a "Hollywood Startime" production of "Murder, My Sweet".
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
2 Portrayals |
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
The best thing about switching from being an actor to being a director is that you don't have to shave or hold your stomach in anymore.
As of early 2007, his birthplace in the small town of Mountain View, AR still stands on the north side of Main Street. It's a modest circa 1895 house (sadly in a state of benign neglect) with a wraparound porch with a small historical marker and a badly weathered display out in front that details his 1936 engagement to Joan Blondell
, marriage to June Allyson
and more recent death of his brother.
Affable "juvenile leads" or "boy heroes", which he played into his 40s