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Also Known As: Died: January 15, 1987
Born: January 10, 1904 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in Dorchester, Massachusetts
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Starred in the ABC comedy series "Where's Raymond/The Ray Bolger Show" (ABC)
1923:
Appeared in "One Hour From Broadway" in Lukens, Pennsylvania
1979:
Final film, "The Runner Stumbles"
1936:
Had stage success in "On Your Toes"
1942:
Made one-shot appearance at RKO in "Four Jacks and a Jill"
1985:
Narrated and co-hosted the compilation film "That's Dancing"
1936:
Put under contract at MGM; film acting debut as himself in "The Great Ziegfeld"
1924:
Toured in vaudeville
1926:
Broadway debut in "A Merry World"
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Had one of his best stage roles in "Where's Charley?"; introduced signature song of "Once in Love in Amy"
1963:
Made guest appearance on "The Judy Garland Show" (CBS)
1952:
Performed at the opening of the Hotel Sahara in Las Vegas
1939:
Played his signature role of the Scarecrow in "The Wizard of Oz"
1922:
Professional stage debut in Bob Ott Musical Comedy Reperory Company in Boston
1962:
Returned to Broadway in "All American"
1984:
Underwent hip surgery
1925:
Acted onstage in "A Pair of Nifties" in Cambridge, Massachusetts
1976:
Appeared in the NBC miniseries "Captains and the Kings"
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Hosted the variety series "Washington Square" (NBC)
1978:
Last TV-movie "Three on a Date" (ABC)
1976:
Nominated in for an Emmy for his dramatic turn in the NBC TV-movie "The Entertainer"
1952:
Recreated stage role in the film version of "Where's Charley?"
1942:
Starred in "By Jupiter"
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Toured in USO shows entertaining the troops
1969:
Final stage role in "Come Summer"
1946:
Had featured role in MGM's "The Harvey Girls", starring Judy Garland
1961:
Portrayed the Toymaker in "Babes in Toyland"

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