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.
He was uncle to The Hudson Brothers
due to his marriage to Sharley (they are her nephews). Daughter Hilda was married to actor/singer Paul Williams
from 1993-2004. Daughter Emily died in her early 20s from cancer.
Also noted for his well-trimmed, sometimes flamboyant mustaches, which lent a cocky, yet sinister air to his demeanor.