Appeared (as "Oleander") in "Hazel Flagg" on Broadway. Musical satire/comedy. Book by Ben Hecht
. Music by Jule Styne
(also producer). Lyrics by Bob Hilliard. Based on a story by James Street. Based on the film Nothing Sacred
(1937) by Ben Hecht. Musical Director: Pem Davenport
. Choral arrangements and direction by Hugh Martin. ...
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5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[Who remembered his character on his very first Lost in Space
(1965) appearance, a quarter of a century ago]: In the beginning of the show, Dr. Smith was a 'murderer and a deep-dyed villain, and he bored me to death. There is no longevity in that kind of villainy on a weekly series. People would've hated me and wanted the character dead.
Until his death, he received 500 letters each month. Having been grateful for the character he played on Lost in Space
(1965), he answered each and every letter.
Clipped quasi-English sounding villainous baritone