(10/12/42) Radio: Appeared (as "Louis Easton") on a "Lux Radio Theater" broadcast of "Morning Glory".
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Adolphe Jean Menjou | Adolph Menjou
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
It was my mustache that landed jobs for me. In those silent-film days, it was the mark of a villain. When I realized they had me pegged as a foreign nobleman type, I began to live the part, too. I bought a pair of white spats, an ascot tie and a walking stick.
Was a (very) "friendly witness" for the House Committee on Un-American Activities' hearings into alleged "Communist subversion" in Hollywood. He willingly "named names" to HUAC during his 1947 testimony and was well-known for his ultra-right-wing political stances. He once said that all Communists should be taken out and shot, regardless of whether they were American citizens or not.
Sartorial elegance and regal bearing wearing a tuxedo