In 1967, he co-starred in a demonstration film called "Walter of the Jungle". The proposed sitcom would have been a spoof of the Tarzan movies and star Jonathan Daly as a jungle hero who lived in a tree-house with his mother, played by Rose Marie.
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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When asked why he never married: I have trouble living with myself, how could I live with anyone else?
An early job as a carhop kick-started his career. To generate tips he would joke around to make his customers laugh. It helped him hone his nightclub act at such establishments as the Club Baby Grand and Apollo Theater. Received his first big break in the late 1950s on The Ed Sullivan Show
Always presenting a poem at his shows
Harlem's Son of Fun