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Maurice Escargot | Gary von Oldman
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[2001, on his gift with accents] I can do a rough approximation of virtually any accent. I've always done them; as a kid I used to do the Beatles as a party piece. When I was with the Royal Court Theatre we used to piss around and people would say, "I bet you can't do Zimbabwe," so I did it. The accent on The Contender - Illinois - was the hardest I ever had to do, because there's no melody to ...
Is the second actor to be nominated for a Best Actor Oscar for playing a lead character in a John le Carré
novel adaptation. This first was Richard Burton
for "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold," which featured George Smiley.
His ability to change his appearance and voice to make every character unique