Portrayed Father Tim Farley in the two-person stage production of "Mass Appeal" at the American Stage Company in Aspen, CO, in 1982. The other role, that of Deacon Mark Dolson, was played by John Travolta
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5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
Part of my life I tried to keep secret... and deliberately. When I first got into this business and told people that I was in burlesque, they immediately characterized me. Right away, when they say 'burlesque,' you think of Bert Lahr, Phil Silvers, Red Skelton... they're all comics, and they're all great. I had none of their ability.
Despite the wounds he received in WWII (he was shot in the legs and hip by machine-gun fire), he went on to become a professional dancer and dance teacher. He taught at the Fred Astaire
studios and relied upon it when he couldn't find acting work.
Burly and tough but genial characters
King of Character Actors