Appeared (singing "Where Is She?") in "By Ira...By George" Gershwin tribute, Carnegie Hall, New York.
2 Pictorials |
Lord Hienrich 'Binky' Alcoa III | Bud Court
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
(On Harold and Maude
(1971)) And we shot every single word that was in that script. There was no improvisation. ... But to sell it, I had to really live it. There were moments that were hard, but Hal Ashby
was such a loving director.
Changed his name from Walter Edward Cox to Bud Cort when he realized he could not share his name with well-known character actor Wally Cox
. He chose "Bud," as it was a nickname he'd been called, and "Cort" derived from his mother's maiden name, being Court, and the Cort Theatre in New York City.
Chameleon-like ability to inhabit his characters in a completely brilliant and inimitable way.