Appeared (as "Honey Bee Carroll") in "The Naked Genius" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Gypsy Rose Lee
. Scenic Design by Frederick Fox. Costume Design by Billy Livingston. Directed by George S. Kaufman
. Plymouth Theatre: 21 Oct 1943-20 Nov 1943 (36 performances). Cast: Frieda Altman
(as "Mrs. Davis"), Mary Ashworth (as "Gladys"...
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There's a very fine line between underacting and not acting at all. And not acting is what a lot of actors are guilty of. It amazes me how some of these little numbers with dreamy looks and a dead pan are getting away wit it. I'd hate to see them on stage with a dog act.
Her marriage to theatrical impresario Mike Todd
was an emotional and financial disaster. Todd was a heavy spender who lost hundreds of thousands of dollars gambling (high-stakes bridge was one of his weaknesses) and went through a controversial bankruptcy during their marriage. While continuing to live the high-life on a huge estate in New York's Westchester County, the irresponsible Todd ran ...