7 Biographical Movies |
15 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
2 Interviews |
7 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
[on Elisha Cook Jr.
] Elisha Cook, Jr. lived alone up in the High Sierra, tied flies and caught golden trout between films. When he was wanted in Hollywood, they sent word up to his mountain cabin by courier. He would come down, do a picture and then withdraw again to his retreat.
Accidentally struck and killed a Hollywood dancer, Tosca Roulien, while driving on Sunset Boulevard on September 25, 1933. Walter Huston
appealed to MGM studio boss Louis B. Mayer
to use his influence with the LAPD regarding any questions of alcohol being involved. A subsequent inquest absolved Huston of any blame for the accident.
Hardboiled mysteries and thrillers