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[on his good friend and My Cousin Vinny
(1992) co-star, the late Fred Gwynne
] It takes somebody who's very serious to pull off a character like Herman Munster [from Gwynne's series The Munsters
(1964)]. It's not simple to play the goof. Fred was not Herman. He was an intelligent, quiet gentleman.
Robert De Niro
accidentally broke his rib in a sparring scene in Raging Bull
(1980). This shot appears in the film: De Niro hits Pesci in the side, Pesci groans, and there is a quick cut to another angle. The very same rib was broken again in Casino
(1995) when a heavy who was holding Joe down, used him as a hassock to get up after a take.
His characters often have very short tempers and are prone to explosively violent outbursts.