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an old man
6' 1¼" (1.86 m)
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[on Being There
(1979)] So much of what I had been thinking about in the recent past led me straight to that make-believe movie death scene. When it was completed, the sound stage full of people, perhaps forty or more, burst into emotional applause. I was startled. Hal [director Hal Ashby
] told me later that I had made a little clicking sound in my throat, a "death rattle", which everyone "knew",...
Douglas was sworn in as chief of the Arts Council, Office of Civilian Defense, by Miss Eileen Lusby, of the Emergency Management Personnel, in Washington, D.C., on 7 February 1942. (Associated Press, "Movie Actor Douglas in O.C.D.,", The San Bernardino Daily Sun, San Bernardino, California, Sunday 8 February 1942, Volume 48, page 17.).
He often played smooth characters with a strong sense of humor