(5/15/44) Radio: Appeared in a "Lux Radio Theatre" production of "Action in the North Atlantic".
1 Biographical Movie |
4 Print Biographies |
7 Portrayals |
2 Articles |
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
[In a 1936 interview, discussing former jobs before getting into the acting profession] My one ambition then was to drive a horse. So I got a job driving a delivery wagon for a large grocery company. I drove up and down Ninth avenue like I was daffy. I raced all the other delivery wagons. I gave all the boys rides. Deliveries were always late, customers complained, and I was fired.
Raft never looked at himself on film. After not watching a clip of his movies on the Tonight Show, Johnny Carson asked why. Raft said he said he would find so much wrong with his performance that he would spend his next film worried about his acting and never get it right. He only wanted to worry if people stopped going to his movies.