Appeared (as "Meadows") in "She's My Baby" on Broadway. Musical comedy/farce. Material by Bert Kalmar
and Harry Ruby
. Music by Richard Rodgers
. Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
. Special Augmented Orchestra under the direction of Gene Salzer. Choreographed by Mary Read. Directed by Edward Royce
. Globe Theatre: 3 Jan 1928-3 Mar 1928 (71 ...
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on his initial reaction to "I Love Lucy"] I didn't think the thing had a chance. We did the lines over and over again, and it was like eating stew every night - stale and not a bit funny.
Possessed of a fine singing voice in his earlier days, it was supposedly William Frawley
, not Al Jolson
, that introduced Jolson popular hit song, "My Mammy" to vaudeville audiences.
Played numerous sarcastic characters, through out his career.