Howard Merrill

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New York City, New York, USA
Howard Merrill was introduced to acting at age 3. He appeared in 58 silent movies by age 11, making it into "Ripley's Believe It or Not" for his record number of movies, and for making 487 radio broadcasts on 38 shows by the time he was 14.

In his teens, Merrill switched to writing and had a syndicated newspaper column titled "This Minute." He also contributed scripts to radio and wrote for some of TV's early programs, including "You Are There" and "Newsweek Views the News. Read more...