Appeared (as "Eddie") in "Women Go On Forever" on Broadway. Written by Daniel Nathan Rubin
. Directed by / produced in association with John Cromwell
. Forrest Theatre: 7 Sep 1927-Dec 1927 (closing date unknown/117 performances). Cast: Mary Boland
, Willard Foster (as "Dr. Bevin"), Edwin Kasper, David Landau
(as "Daly"), Mary Law ...
5 Biographical Movies |
9 Print Biographies |
4 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
20 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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[in 1931] I'm sick of guns and beating up women. Movies should be entertaining, not bloodbaths.
Encouraged by his mother to take up boxing as a hobby. She thought it was a necessary skill to have, especially in the rough Eastside section of New York City where he grew up. She would often show up and watch him take on neighborhood kids in a street fight. However, when he wanted to become a professional boxer, she disapproved. She started to put on a pair of boxing gloves and told him "If you...
Famous for his gangster roles he played in the 1930s and 1940s (which made his only Oscar win as the musical composer/dancer/actor George M.Cohan most ironic).
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