Appeared (as "Shylock") in Joseph Papp
's Shakespeare Festival production of "The Merchant of Venice". Plans were made to televise it nationally, but this stirred up such controversy that the production was telecast only in New York.
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George Campbell Scott
6' (1.83 m)
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I became an actor to escape my own personality. Acting is the most therapeutic thing in the world. I think all the courage that I may lack personally, I have as an actor.
An aficionado of acting, he told interviewer Lawrence Grobel
in his December 1980 Playboy magazine interview that his The Hustler
(1961) co-star Paul Newman
's performance in that film was nothing special (both actors were nominated for Academy Awards for their performances). However, he found Newman's performance as the eponymous Hud
(1963) to be a superb piece of acting.
Often played doctors or police officials