Provided commentary for the Anchor Bay Entertainment DVD release of The Guardian
1 Print Biography |
5 Interviews |
7 Articles |
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
[on Easy Rider
(1969)] It was made for very little money by people who were complete unknowns and it was a great success. It was about the American drug culture. The studios in Hollywood were looking for other young filmmakers to make other such films.
Often goes to extreme lengths to get the desired realism in his scenes. Infamous examples include the illegal car chase from The French Connection
(1971) (which employed a stunt driver racing amidst unsuspecting drivers and pedestrians), and his effective tactics to get certain reactions from his actors in The Exorcist
(1973) (discharging firearms close to the actors' ears, slapping them in the ...
Infamous for his volatile, provocative behavior on film sets