Actor | Writer | Producer
The Phil Silvers Show: Bilko's Godson (1959) was his first appearance on TV. During an recent interview he recalled how during a break in the shooting, he approached Phil Silvers and said, "I know there's no way you'd remember, but I saw you in ['...
[on writing for Johnny Carson] I was a starving actor. And I wanted to be a comic, I thought vaguely. But most of all, I wanted to be on a talk show--as a guest--and even if I'd done it only once, I could go back to Nebraska and say, "I made it", ...
Distinctive raspy, gravelly voice
Richard Alva Cavett
Gibbon, Nebraska, USA
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