He acted in Ronald Alexander's play, "Time Out for Ginger," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Steve McQueen in the cast.
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an old man
6' 1¼" (1.86 m)
Edouard Gregory Hesselberg
| Lena Priscilla (Shackelford) Hesselberg
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The Hollywood roles I did were boring; I was soon fed up with them. It's true they gave me a worldwide reputation I could trade on, but they also typed me as a one-dimensional, non-serious actor.
According to the March 31, 1941, issue of Time magazine, Douglas and Edward G. Robinson
, who were both Democratic activists, bid $3,200 for the fedora hat that 'Franklin Delano Roosevelt' had worn during his three successful campaigns for the presidency. They acquired the hat at a special Hollywood auction to benefit the Motion Picture Relief Fund. Douglas was active in liberal and progressive ...
He often played smooth characters with a strong sense of humor