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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I tell young actors today to join the Merchant Marines for a year, and I tell young women to volunteer in a hospital emergency ward if they can. You get to see different people, cultures, dress - it's a marvelous education for an actor.
Won the part of Viktor Komarovsky in Doctor Zhivago
(1965) only after two other actors turned the part down. After a month went by with Marlon Brando
failing to respond to director David Lean
's written inquiry into whether he wanted to play Komarovsky, Lean offered the part to James Mason
, who was a generation older than Brando, because he did not want an actor who would overpower the character ...
Full-bodied, somewhat bombastic acting style