Strangers. Written by Sherman Yellen
. Scenic Design by David Jenkins. Directed by Arvin Brown
. John Golden Theatre: 4 Mar 1979- 11 Mar 1979 (9 performances + 12 previews). Cast: Bruce Dern
(as "Sinclair Hal Lewis"), Lois Nettleton
(as "Dorothy Thompson") [final Broadway role], William Newman (as "German Guest/Waiter/Russian ...
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Did You Know?
[on Lawrence of Arabia
(1962)] I saw David Lean
's Lawrence of Arabia in 1962. I'd been an actor for four years. All my life, I've been fascinated by people that get shit done. T.E. Lawrence got stuff done. And the movie is just about perfect in every single category: lighting, camera, clothing, script, story, performances. There was an intermission, and it was worth the wait -- I couldn't wait ...
Seventeen years after daughter Laura Dern
starred in Alexander Payne
's first major film Citizen Ruth
(1996), Bruce starred in Payne's Nebraska
(2013) -- probably one of the few, if only, times in movie history that a father-daughter duo similarly starred in the same director's films, especially with the actress/daughter's performance preceding her actor/father's.