Eddie Deezen is an actor who has worked in no significant movie but comes with an ample number of good movies, namely: “Grease,” “Wargames,” “The Polar Express,” “1941”, and “I Wanna Hold Your Hand.” While he might have retired from the movies today, he has become a vocalist and a writer. He writes the “interesting facts” style articles and does voice acting.
Here are some interesting facts about Eddie Deezen
He once played Harpo Marx’s harp
He went to a one-man show in L.A. Harpo Marx of one of his idols. Les starred as Harpo, and as the show ended, he went to see Les in his dressing room. That room was like the one of the real harp owned by the real Harpo Marx. Eddie strum and played on it for a little while.
He visited the first-ever World Series game
Eddie was 14 when his dad took him to his first game night. It was a World Series history in Pittsburgh at Three Rivers Stadium. It was October 17, 1971, and Eddie was siding with The Pirates, who won the game by the end of the night.
He sang on the “Grease” soundtrack
You might remember that Eddie Deezen had worked as an actor in the movie “Grease.” It was his first movie that was filmed in the summer of 1977. He sang the song “We Go Together” that is part of the movies’ song album. But he immediately signed his rights away and did not make any money out of it.
He shook hands with Jack Nicholson
While filming the movie “Grease,” Eddie met Jack Nicholson where they shook hands. The music was loudly blasted on the soundstage, and Jack was filming on the next stage. Jack many-a-times told Eddie and his team to shut the music down, and finally, one day came to their stage. That was the time Eddie shook his hand and hence recalled that he was a real nice guy and had a great sense of humor.
He slid into the second base after the 1970 World Series
His dad took him and his sister to the last 1970 World Series in Baltimore. The Orioles won the game, and afterwards, they let all the kids run-up to the field. He slid in the second base cutting his hip open, not realizing how much dirt was there in the second base.
One Christmas, he saw George Harrison
It was the Christmas of December 22, 1987, when he was playing and became a Santa Claus at the Beverly Center in L.A. Eddie talked to thousands of people as a Santa. While he took a break, he saw George Harrison departing from one of the book stores in Beverly Center. Like an idiot or a star-struck fan, he followed George all the way and did not realize that he was guarded by one bodyguard on each side. Well, despite the situation, he did follow George all the way down the aisle, and then they all disappeared, according to Eddie Deezen it was his happiest Christmas ever.