Children From Their Games. Written by Irwin Shaw
. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Directed by Sam Wanamaker
. Morosco Theatre: 11 Apr 1963- 13 Apr 1963 (4 performances + 2 previews that began on 10 Apr 1963). Cast: Peggy Cass
(as "Vera von Stobel"), Martin Gabel
(as "Melvin Peabody"), Gene Hackman
(as "Charles Widgin Rochambeau")...
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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I wanted to act, but I'd always been convinced that actors had to be handsome. That came from the days when Errol Flynn
was my idol. I'd come out of a theater and be startled when I looked in a mirror because I didn't look like Flynn. I felt like him.
Along with Margot Kidder
, Hackman was appalled at the way Alexander Salkind
and Ilya Salkind
, the producers of the first three Superman films and 1984's Supergirl
(1984) film, had treated director Richard Donner
, who had directed the first Superman
(1978) and most of the second Superman film back-to-back before he was fired by the Salkinds over creative differences. Hackman, who said he only did ...