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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
2 Print Biographies |
6 Portrayals |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
6' (1.83 m)
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I can't give you a definition [of humor]. It is too subtle to be pinned down. I can say that it differs from wit, which exaggerates the truth, while humor presents the truth in an original way.
Wynn reluctantly began a career as a dramatic actor in television and movies, prompted by son Keenan instead of retiring. The two appeared in the classic broadcast of Rod Serling
's play Playhouse 90: Requiem for a Heavyweight
(1956). Ed was initially terrified of "straight" acting and kept flubbing his lines in rehearsal and was nearly fired. His quick ad-libs saved his performance, which is now ...
The Perfect Fool