He Didn't Want to Do It. Musical. Book and lyrics by George Broadhurst
. Music by Silvio Hein
. Based on the farce by George Broadhurst and Walter Hackett. Musical Director: Theodore Stearns. Directed by Clifford Brooke. Broadhurst Theatre: 20 Aug 1918- 7 Sep 1918 (23 performances). Cast: Percy Ames
(as "O. Vivian Smith"), ...
8 Portrayals |
3 Articles |
Ned A. Sparks
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Did You Know?
I speedily realized that I was not destined to cause the ladies to swoon with romantic ecstasy as they watched me make love to one of their sex. I have also divined that comedy and not romantic acting was my special forte.
His on-screen persona became so famous he was able to get Lloyd's of London to issue an insurance policy for $10,000 in the Depression-era 1930s, against damage to his professional reputation should anyone ever get a photograph of him smiling.