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(10/12/46) Radio: Appeared (as "Eddie Kagle") in a "Hedda Hopper Show--This Is Hollywood" broadcast of "Angel On My Shoulder".
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I don't want to be a star. If you have to label me anything, I'm an actor - I guess. A journeyman actor. I think "star" is what you call actors who can't act.
During his live TV appearance in the Playhouse 90
(1956) episode "The Last Chance", he appeared to be wearing a hearing aid. He wasn't. At his advanced age, and given the state of his health, it was no longer possible for him to memorize long stretches of dialogue on short notice. What he was wearing was a small radio transmitter, through which he was fed his lines just prior to speaking them.
Known for his complete transformations into the roles he played (often changing his voice and appearence)