Appeared (as "Fernando"; Broadway debut) in "The Red Poppy" on Broadway. Melodrama. Written by André Picard
and Francis Carco
. Directed by B. Iden Payne. Greenwich Village Theatre: 20 Dec 1922-Dec 1922 (closing date unknown/13 performances). Cast: Herbert Ashton
(as "Boule"), Te Ata (as "Irma"), Blanche Boizon (as "Lea"), Clara
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6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
Circumstances made me the theatrical personality I am, which many people believe is also a part of my personal life. My next picture, Murders in the Rue Morgue
(1932), will continue to establish me as a weird, gruesome creature. As for my own feelings on the subject, I have always felt I would rather play - say Percy Marmont
roles than Lon Chaney
types of roles.
In a form requesting biographical information for Cameo Pictures Corporation, next to the question "earliest childhood ambition", facetious Bela wrote "highway bandit". In answer to "present ambition", he wrote "dude ranch". In response to "favorite screen players", he wrote "none", then crossed that out and wrote "Mickey Mouse". His patience must have been tested when seeing the privacy invasive...
Renowned for treating even the most ridiculous of material with immense respect and his aggressive work ethic