Appeared (as "Small Boy") in "Dead End" on Broadway. Drama. Production Design by Norman Bel Geddes
. Written and directed by Sidney Kingsley
. Belasco Theatre: 28 Oct 1935-12 Jun 1937 (687 performances). Cast: Carroll Ashburn
(as "Mr. Griswald"), Charles Bellin, Charles Benjamin, Philip Bourneuf
, Marie R. Burke, Richard Clark, ...
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(on actors): I understand what they're going through. The self-exposure, which is at the heart of all their work, is done using their own body. It's their sexuality, their strength or weakness, their fear. And that's extremely painful. And when they're not doing it in their performance, they pull back. They get shy. Paul Newman
, who I worked with on The Verdict
(1982), is one of the shyest men ...
Three of his films are listed on the American Film Institute's 100 Most Inspiring Movies of All Time. They are: Serpico
(1973) at #84, The Verdict
(1982) at #75, and 12 Angry Men
(1957) at #42.
His characters are often persecuted men striving for justice