Appeared (as "Nelson"' only Broadway role) in "Mrs. McThing" on Broadway. Comedy/fantasy. Written by Mary Chase
. Background music (played on the Theremin) by Mischa Tulin. Scenic Design / Lighting Design by Lester Polakov. Directed by Joseph Buloff
. Martin Beck Theatre (moved to The Morosco Theatre from 25 Mar 1952-1 Nov 1952, ...
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Ermes Effron Borgnino
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Everything I do has a moral to it. Yes, I've been in films that have had shootings. I made The Wild Bunch
(1969), which was the beginning of the splattering of blood and everything else. But there was a moral behind it. The moral was that, by golly, bad guys got it. That was it. Yeah.
He was to have played the lead in the first feature film ever directed by Ridley Scott
. It was to be a Canadian heist movie titled "Ronnie and Leo", co-starring Michael York
and was to have been filmed in August 1974. Both stars were attached to the project along with nearly $1.7 million in financing and the picture actually came close to being made, but in the end it fell through.
Frequently played villainous roles.