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Appeared (as "George Simon") in "Counsellor-at-Law" on Broadway. Drama (revival). Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey. Royale Theatre: 24 Nov 1942-10 Jul 1942 (258 performances). Cast: Frieda Altman
(as "Goldie Rindskopf"), Leslie Barrett (as "Henry Susskind"), Samuel Bonnell (as "John P. Tedesco"), Elmer H. Brown (as "Francis Clark...
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I won't go up in a plane, but if a play crashes, I'll jump into the next one that comes along and take it up for a spin.
In 1959, he appeared in a Broadway-bound musical adaptation of "Grand Hotel" entitled "At the Grand". Disagreements between the star, the producers and the directors prompted the early closing in San Francisco before it ever made it to New York.
Known for his complete transformations into the roles he played (often changing his voice and appearence)