Wrote "The Last Mile", produced on Broadway. Tragedy. Directed by Chester Erskine
. Sam H. Harris Theatre: 13 Feb 1930-Oct 1930 (closing date unknown/289 performances). Cast: Richard Abbott, James Bell
, Clarence Chase, Don Costello
, Orville Harris, Herbert Heywood, George Leach, Bruce MacFarlane, Hale Nacross
(as "Red Kirby"),
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
An actor and playwright, Wexley came to Hollywood and became a successful screenwriter. Because he spoke German, he was hired to work with fellow playwright Bertolt Brecht
on the script to Hangmen Also Die!
(1943). A member of the Communist Party, his career came to a sudden end when he was brought before the House Un-American Activities Committee and named as a Communist after working on the film...