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[In a 1944 interview] I was never a villain until Gerald du Maurier
said there was something creepingly sinister about me. I was a good, clean-living boy until then! Of course, it may be that I am really a sinister person and that portraying respectability is really, on my part, a display of virtuosity. I never thought of it that way before.
Daniell shot his last scene on Oct. 31, 1963, at Warner Bros. escorting the Queen of Transylvania in a scene from My Fair Lady
(1964). Director and longtime friend George Cukor
thought that Daniell, 69, looked unwell; as it turned out he was right, as Daniell died from a heart attack a few hours later in his home in Santa Monica. Alan Napier was substituted in another scene that was intended to ...
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