He acted in Harold Pinter's play, "The Caretaker," at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Colin Firth and Peter Howitt in the cast. Harold Pinter was also director.
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All kids love horror films. Films of that nature are especially attractive to teenagers for the simple reason that they don't want to sit home with Mom and Dad and watch game shows. Give them a film that's scary, violent, and a little bit funny and they'll be out of the house and into the theaters like a shot.
One of the stars of The Great Escape
(1963) to have actually been a World War II prisoner of war (Hannes Messemer
, who played Colonel Lugo the camp commander, was a German soldier in World War II and was captured by American troops and held in a POW camp until the end of the war). He was also a POW in Russia. When he kindly offered advice to director John Sturges
, he was politely asked to keep ...