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Mr. Chester Morris
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
[after appearing in thirteen 'Boston Blackie' pictures] After that, a producer wouldn't put me in an 'A' movie even if I paid for the privilege. The only thing I could do was get out and go back to the theater.
The Boston haircut where the hair was combed straight back over the crown and cut level at the back was a popular style in the 1940s. The style was made famous by the character of Boston Blackie, played by Chester in 14 films, and it's thought that this is the origin of the name.
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