In 1958 he starred in an unsold pilot called "Chicago Beat", about a plainclothes detective with the knack for solving baffling crimes.
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Particularly now that I have enough bread to protect my privacy, I've become more appreciative of it and more bugged when it's violated. In the past, success was more my need. Therefore, I was just a pawn in the hands of my audience. I'd do anything they wanted me to, just to fulfill their expectations of me. One of the things that drove me to become an actor was that I was insecure; I thought ...
Marvin was a close personal friend of the legendary character actor Robert Ryan
. They did several films together, and both served in the Marine Corps in World War Two. The pair were set to star in The Wild Bunch
(1969), but Marvin had several heated arguments with director Sam Peckinpah
and left the project. Ryan was no fan of Peckinpah himself, but stayed on the film. Ryan and Marvin were ...
Typecast as a heavy before graduating to unsympathetic heroes