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[on the Oscar nomination] I'd shot all night and was staying at the Banff Springs Resort Hotel in Canada, which is absolutely gorgeous. It looks like a castle, but it was built in the 1800s and at 4 o'clock in the morning you think you're in The Shining
(1980), you expect Jack Nicholson
to jump out. The hallway is a mile long. I came back and there was a crew there. They said, "Would you mind?" ...
Met one of his heroes, Spencer Tracy
, while filming Riverboat
(1959). Tracy was filming Inherit the Wind
(1960) on the same lot and Reynolds used to watch him walk from the set to his trailer everyday. After a while, Tracy finally turned to him and said, "Come on, kid." For the next several weeks the two would meet and talk about sports and, every once in a while, acting.
Rebellious but likeable characters