Appeared (as "One of the Killers") in "Baker Street" on Broadway. Musical. Book by Jerome Coopersmith
[earliest Broadway credit]. Music / lyrics by Marian Grudeff and Ray Jessel
. Adapted from the stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
. Musical Director: Harold Hastings. Music orchestrated by Don Walker
. Dance arrangements by John ...
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I always figured that if I'm gonna be playing these people, that there should be this relationship to the audience that is very clear. "That's Chris, and look at Chris having a good time, wanting to take over the world and sink California and shoot everybody in the room" - just so long as they understand that that's Chris on the set having fun. And that Chris wouldn't really do anything like that.
When he did the Russian roulette scene in The Deer Hunter
(1978), he was remembering being sent to summer camp by his parents, which he hated. He felt betrayed, ostracized, alone - which he felt the character was experiencing at that point in the film.
These days his hair is always greased back or standing up