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[on attending rival and decades-old enemy Norman Fell
's funeral]: Best funeral I've ever been to. I've never laughed so hard in years. I had the time of my life. NOTE: As it turned out, their "feud" was just a friendly rivalry that got blown out of proportion, and they just mischievously encouraged the perception of a feud. In reality, they were friends.
Was no stranger to hard times from birth: as a child he had been made to work as a street peddler, and during especially lean stints in his early acting career he would sell his blood for $5 a pint.