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Hermann Kosterlitz | Herman Kosterlitz | Hermann Kösterlitz
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[Of Robert Taylor
] Really easy to work with, and a wonderful gentleman. The only trouble with him was he couldn't give up smoking, and he killed himself. He was warned that if he didn't give up smoking ---. He tried and tried, and told me the old joke of Mark Twain
, about how giving up smoking was easy; Mark Twain had done it twice a week. Well, Robert Taylor tried twice a week, and finally gave ...
When he married Peggy Moran
in 1941 he promised her he would put her in every movie he made from then on. He did, but it was her statue. Usually it is a sculptured head on a mantelpiece or a piano or desk. In The Robe
(1953) he commissioned a Grecian bust of her that appears prominently in a Roman villa.