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After one [college] semester I went into the Navy for four years in the Pacific on a destroyer. I went back to school and every time I saw a pretty girl I'd say, "Who the hell is that?" Well, they were all headed towards the theater department so I joined the campus Curtain Club. In three years I did 35 plays and in one of those plays I finally realized that I felt more comfortable than I did ...
Studying acting with Uta Hagen
at the Herbert Berghof Studios, he later was a strong disciple of the Actors Studio in New York. It was Elia Kazan
, who gave Hingle his big screen break by casting him in the unbilled role of a bartender in On the Waterfront
(1954). Later he played Warren Beatty
's browbeating father in Kazan's Splendor in the Grass
(1961). Kazan also cast him as the original Goober ...
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