02/17/49 "Burns & Allen." Episode: "George Collects Alley Cats."
6 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
12 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
20 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[on Joseph L. Mankiewicz
] A Letter to Three Wives
(1949) and All About Eve
(1950) were marvelous films. I thought that the last good film he made was 5 Fingers
(1952), because personally I have not seen a Mankiewicz film that appeared to be well-directed since then. For instance, Cleopatra
(1963) was a hideous film but nevertheless you could see that it had some good, well-written scenes and the ...
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