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Jose Ferrer | Jose Ferrer in closing credits
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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A lady friend had talked to me so much about getting her ears pierced. I got so bored hearing her talk about it, I agreed to go with her to have mine done, too. But just one -- it's more masculine. Now, she doesn't say a word and everybody talks about my ear. [The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Oct. 14, 1972]
Was writer-director Billy Wilder
's first choice to play the lead in The Lost Weekend
(1945). The studio wanted Cary Grant
or a comparable matinée idol in the lead. When it became apparent Paramount would not greenlight the film with Ferrer in the part, Wilder gave in and looked for a star, but the role was considered too unsympathetic and was rejected by most of the male stars of the day. Wilder ...
The role of "Cyrano de Bergerac"