Appeared (as "Jimmy the Orderlyh") in "Hitch Your Wagon" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Bernard C. Schoenfeld
. Scenic Design by Watson Barratt. Directed by Garson Kanin
. 48th Street Theatre: 8 Apr 1937-May 1937 (closing date unknown/28 performances). Cast: Jim Backus
(as "Master of Ceremonies"; Broadway debut), Willis Claire (...
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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My billing has always been "and", or "with", or "including". That's all right; let the stars take the blame.
Suffered from tinnitus (a chronic ringing in the ears) during the last years of his life, forcing him to wear hearing aids. Appeared with them in a photo accompanying a 1983 "National Enquirer" article, where he personally warned young people to protect their hearing.
Often played prideful but foolish characters