He acted and directed Neil Simon's play, "The Star-Spangled Girl," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Remak Ramsay and Lynn Benish in the cast.
2 Biographical Movies |
3 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
2 Interviews |
4 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
8 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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[on playing Norman Bates in Psycho
(1960)] Not many people know this, but I was in New York rehearsing for a play when the shower scene was filmed in Hollywood. It is rather strange to go through life being identified with this sequence knowing that it was my double. Actually, the first time I saw Psycho and that shower scene was at the studio. I found it really scary. I was just as frightened as...
Was a huge admirer of Orson Welles
, and was even planning on writing a book about him, but aborted the project in fear of upsetting his idol. Welles later said that he would have loved the idea.
Nervous, sweet but often unbalanced characters.