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The Red Skelton Hour
/ Colonel Jungle-Rot Freeloader
/ Guest Host
Professor Phineas T. Klump
Wash Your Step
Voice of Chief on Radio
Henry Summers aka The Perfect Fool
The Deacon and the Lady. Musical. Music by Alfred Aarons. Book by George Totten Smith. Lyrics by George Totten Smith. Musical Director: Ivan Rudisill
[earliest Broadway credit]. Musical Staging by Eddie Clark. Scenic Design by D. Frank Dodge. Costume Design by William H. Matthews. Directed by Alfred E. Aarons. New York Theatre:...
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6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
I'll be back in a flash with more trash. - his famous exit line
Worked as an on-stage assistant to W.C. Fields
as a youth. The story has it that Fields caught Wynn "mugging" for the audience during his "Pool Room" routine and knocked him unconscious with his pool cue. In later years he and Fields, both Ziegfeld stars at the time, sparked a well-publicized feud but eventually made up.
The Perfect Fool