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[1970 comment on Jean Renoir
] He's my style. Renoir's good for actors. Renoir obviously loves actors and understands actors, and La Grande Illusion
(1937), which I saw recently, is so modern that it could have been made this year - the acting and the staging of it are absolutely modern and true.
Was offered the role of Viktor Komarovsky in Doctor Zhivago
(1965) by double-Oscar winning director David Lean
after Marlon Brando
failed to respond to director Lean's written inquiry into whether he wanted to play the role. Mason initially accepted the role. Lean decided on Mason, who was a generation older than Brando, as he did not want an actor who would overpower the character of Yuri ...
Sophisticated upper-class demeanor