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Maurice Escargot | Gary von Oldman
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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[on his character Jackie from State of Grace
(1990)] I'll tell you what's also interesting. On the surface of it, my language in the film is full of four-letter words, but that's mixed with a kind of poetic elegance. It's terribly subtle, but the tune, the lilt, is still very Irish even though it's New York slang. It gives a kind of pelt bristling beneath the cloth.
He is a libertarian, has criticized political correctness and accused Hollywood of a liberal bias, claiming that "conservatives in Hollywood don't have a podium". He is also a big admirer of right-wing British politician Winston Churchill
, whom he portrayed sympathetically in the film Darkest Hour
(2017) and he described as "arguably the greatest Briton who ever lived".
Characters are usually borderline psychotics. Also known for playing a wide variety of roles that often requires a variety of different accents.