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Lance Hendrickson | Lance Henricksen
5' 10¼" (1.79 m)
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I've always known from the beginning of my acting career that you only get an acting job if you've got something to learn about it. If you don't do it well, you'll be condemned to doing the same role over and over and over again. If you do it mediocre you'll have to do it again. Once you've done the role really well, you don't have to repeat it , you don't have to go back there.
He was James Cameron
's original choice for the title role in The Terminator
(1984) when the concept was for a machine that could blend into a crowd. Cameron had even made concept drawings of Henriksen as the Terminator. When the concept was changed, and Arnold Schwarzenegger
was cast, Henriksen was re-cast as Det. Vukovich. When Cameron made Aliens
(1986), he cast Henriksen as Bishop, an android.
Intense understated performances