1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
1 Portrayal |
6 Interviews |
5 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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My career has been 65% virgin and 35% whore. I've refused roles many times because I'd have to lose my integrity, my dreams of doing something worthwhile with regard to character. That's the virgin part of me.
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