"Trouble with People, The" (11/12/72)
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George Campbell Scott
6' (1.83 m)
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[when asked for suggestions on how to judge acting] I have three tests. First, which dominates, the character or the actor? With very few exceptions it should be the character. Second, on film - as opposed to stage - we're pretty much playing basic emotions: love, anger, fear, pity. So the trick is whether you can come up with any fresh choices to present these common emotions. Third - and this ...
He joined the Marines Corps as a 17-year old in 1945, but the atomic bomb brought an end to World War II before he could see combat. After the war, he served time at Arlington National Cemetery. According to the March 22, 1971 "Time" magazine cover-story on Scott, this was the time that he began to drink heavily, as the grave detail was extremely depressing.
Often played doctors or police officials