(3/29/51) Radio: Appeared (as "Nick Bianco") in a "Screen Guild Theatre" broadcast of "Kiss of Death".
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[When asked if it bothered him to play Samson's father in a TV-movie remake (Samson and Delilah
(1984)) of his early film, 35 years earlier, in 1949 (Samson and Delilah
(1949)) in which he played Samson, he answered] If the money's right, I'd play his mother!
Is buried in St. Michael Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky.
Making use of his powerful physique, he became associated with "beefcake" scenes involving bondage and torture. In "Samson and Delilah" (1949) he was blinded and forced to turn a gristmill. In "The Robe" (1953) he suffered while stretched out on a torture-table inside a Roman dungeon. In "Zarak" (1957) he endured two separate floggings. In "Timbuktu" (1959) he found himself staked out, ...