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The Red Skelton Hour
Muggsy / Colonel Jungle-Rot Freeloader / Guest Host / ...
Professor Phineas T. Klump
Wash Your Step
Voice of Chief on Radio (voice, uncredited)
Henry Summers aka The Perfect Fool
Sometime. Musical. Written by Rida Johnson Young
and Rudolf Friml
. Additional lyrics by Ed Wynn. Musical Director: Herbert Stothart. Musical Staging by Allan K. Foster
. Directed by Oscar Eagle
. Shubert Theatre: 4 Oct 1918- Jun 1919 (closing date unknown/283 performances). Cast: Marie Astor (as "A Girl"), Nan Bainford (as "A ...
2 Print Biographies |
6 Portrayals |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
6' (1.83 m)
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I can't give you a definition [of humor]. It is too subtle to be pinned down. I can say that it differs from wit, which exaggerates the truth, while humor presents the truth in an original way.
Eventually he took his middle name of Edwin and adapted it into his stage moniker, "Ed Wynn," in order to save his European immigrant parents the embarrassment of having a low-style burlesque comedian as a relative. Running away from home at age 15, he first worked as a utility boy and eventual actor for a traveling stage company. The adventure was short-lived and he returned home to sell women's...
The Perfect Fool