He acted in Kyle Crichton's play, "The Happiest Millionaire," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Diana Van Der Vlis, George Grizzard, Margaret Barker, Katharine Raht, Ruth White, Lou Nova, Martin Ashe, Kate Harrington, Don Britton, Rocco Bufano, Dana White, Joe Bishop, Gaye Jordan, and Mark Allen in the cast. George ...
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Maybe it was better never to become red hot. I'd seen performers like that and they never lasted long. Maybe a long glow is the best way. At Metro I was never considered big enough to squire around Norma Shearer
or Joan Crawford
or Greta Garbo
. Well, I outlasted them all at MGM, didn't I? It takes a lot of work to appear easy going and I tried to avoid being stuffy.
Was nominated for Broadway's 1960 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for "Take Me Along" -- a award that was won by his co-star Jackie Gleason