Nominated for 5 Oscars.
Another 21 wins & 28 nominations.
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"Zardoz" (noveloization of his film Zardoz
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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[on Sarah Miles
] Every actor has certain ways of expressing their nerves and with Sarah it was always terribly difficult to actually get her on the set. There was always a problem, usually with her clothes ... I found myself shouting at her. Then she'd burst into tears and her eyes would go all red so we wouldn't be able to shoot the scene.
Said he cast Nicol Williamson
and Helen Mirren
as Merlin and Morgana, respectively, against both their protests, in Excalibur
(1981) because he thought their real-life dislike for each other would give their scenes more of an edge.
Usually has a shot in his movies of a hand emerging from a body of water holding a weapon.