Bright smile and presence
Innocent, angelical look
Very soulful eyes
Often delivered the line: Gee Whiz!
HIT MOVIE: the voice of animated Peter Pan (1953),
for which he was also the live-action model.
QUOTES: “I have found that memories are not very useful.
I was carried on a silver platter and then dumped into the garbage can.”
Two playing children found his dead body in an abandoned East Village tenement. Believed to be an unclaimed and homeless person, he was buried in an unmarked pauper’s grave on Hart Island, where he remains.