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[About the hard part of returning to acting] I did not want to go back into acting so much that I let myself get fat. I gained 126 pounds -- a whole other person. I grew a beard -- I was disguising myself. Things got totally out of hand, and all the ego trips and insecurities there are to deal with. In my whole career, there had been only four things that gave me complete artistic satisfaction: ...
During the filming of They Came to Cordura
(1959), Dick was seriously injured during a railroad hand car scene. He and Gary Cooper
were propelling a hand car down a railroad track with other men when he accidentally lifted the mechanism without his comrades help and wrenched his back, tearing the muscles along the right side of his back. For him it was the beginning of the end. He grew addicted ...