"Test Tube Baby"
4 Biographical Movies |
10 Print Biographies |
2 Interviews |
25 Articles |
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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[Fuller, a WW II combat veteran, writing to director Lewis Milestone
--himself a World War I combat veteran--expressing his displeasure at what he considered the phony heroics of Milestone's A Walk in the Sun
(1945)] Why a man of your calibre should resort to a colonel's technical advice [the film's technical advisor was a US Army colonel] on what happens in a platoon is something I'll never ...
Served as a rifleman in the U.S. 1st Infantry Division during World War II. Fuller saw action in North Africa, Sicily, Omaha Beach on D-Day, and then on through Europe to Czechoslovakia. He was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star, and Purple Heart. He later used many of his war experiences in The Big Red One
Rarely employed major stars and often preferred casting obscure or inexperienced actors