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[on the most interesting actor he has worked with] Mickey Rourke
, I thought, was really interesting. I did a movie called Johnny Handsome
(1989) that Walter Hill
directed. I had a scene with Mickey in which he says goodbye to me, and I learned something very powerful. He didn't say anything. I don't know if his thoughts were so powerful or my imagination was so large, but I could swear I could ...
In 2003, Whitaker became Executive Director of the Nodance Film Festival, a festival that celebrates the alternative digital film culture with an emphasis on first-time filmmakers and digital filmmaking. Originally held in Park City, Utah, Nodance has recently relaunched in Los Angeles and holds the distinction of being the world's first DVD-projected film festival.
Often plays characters that are, or are inspired by, historical figures