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Molly Picon (1952)

Molly Picon ----- Peg O' My Heart ----- Member of the Wedding ----- Time Out for Ginger ----- Two Fingers of Pride ----- A Hatful of Rain
Steve got his first acting job in a Jewish repertory company doing a play called Molly Picon on Second Ave.

He had three lines of dialogue. He would come out on stage with a grim look on his face and say "nothing will help" in Yiddish.

He was paid 40 dollars a week.

Steve told writer William Nolan, "My roomate, a logger, helped me land the part. His sister was an actress and she talked them into hiring me. But I got fired after just four performances!"

As per the reason behind his early departure from the show, he jokingly observed, "I guess it was my lousy Yiddish".