(1950s) Stage: Appeared in "Janus" on Broadway
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on leaving Paramount after twelve years] I no longer needed or wanted the paternalism of a studio, and that's what it was in those days. The studio system had to be paternalistic, but I didn't want Big Daddy anymore. The real reason they let me go was that they'd given me a new contract, so by that time I was making more money than Alan Ladd playing the heavy in his pictures. It was easier for ...
Preston served three years in the United States Army Air Corps, also often referred to as the United States Army Air Forces, as an S-2 (Intelligence Officer), 386th Bombardment Group (Medium), a B-26 Marauder bomber unit, assigned to the 8th, and later to the 9th Air Force, based primarily in England, during World War II. By war's end, the 386th had moved forward, in pursuit of its own invading ...