Did You Know?
When director John Boorman
was having trouble finding a talented actor who was also toothless for a key role in Deliverance
(1972), co-star Burt Reynolds
remembered Coward from having worked with him in a Wild West show in Maggie Valley, NC. Coward -- who was not an actor and was toothless and illiterate -- arrived for his audition looking so perfect for the part of a rural mountain man that ...