(1952-53) Radio: Appeared (as "Matt Cvetic") on the syndicated drama series "I Was a Communist for the FBI". Closing line for each episode: "I was a Communist for the FBI. I walk alone."
2 Print Biographies
1 Magazine Cover Photo
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[regarding his alcoholism:] Finally, I said to myself, 'You're a miserable man. Whether or not you want to remain miserable is up to you.' So I quit.
Trained as an opera singer, but was rarely, e.g. in
The North Star
, allowed to use his fine singing voice in the movies. In the one musical he did make,
, his voice was dubbed because the studio was unaware he was a trained singer. He later explained that he didn't correct their mistake because he felt the singer dubbing him probably needed the money.