2 Biographical Movies
6 Print Biographies
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on Robert Taylor
who was directed by Ray in
] I was certainly impressed with Taylor's commitment. He worked for me like a true Method actor. I remember Taylor going to an osteologist, poring over X-rays and asking probing questions so that he would have an understanding of where in his body the pain would be from his character's crippled leg.
Austin, Texas, USA: The University of Texas's Harry Ransom Center announced it bought Ray's voluminous archives from his widow, Susan. [July 2011]
Often contrasts frustrating city life with nature, which usually brings inner peace to his protagonists