(5/25/46) Radio: Appeared (as "Gyppo Nolan") in an "Academy Award Theater" broadcast of "The Informer".
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Victor McLaglen-Academy Award Winner
6' 3" (1.91 m)
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I have no illusions about acting and certainly I have none about myself. Long ago I came to the conclusion that actors are victims of luck and circumstance. If the role you are in fits the size of your head and some inherent quality in yourself, you do it well.
Boxed and wrestled under the nickname 'Sharkey' McLaglen, as well as under his real name, prior to his movie career. His lifetime boxing record (as far as is known) was 11-6-1, with 9 KOs. His 1909 bout with legendary champion Jack Johnson
in Vancouver was a six-round exhibition bout. Two years later, he boxed Jess Willard
, the "Great White Hope" who eventually beat Johnson in a heavyweight title...