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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I had this effect on people. I remember walking along the street and seeing Eddie Cantor
's name up on one of the theaters, so I stopped by the ticket seller and asked him, 'When does Eddie go on?' He looked at me and went pale and said, 'You-you-you-you're the guy in that picture up the street!' He was petrified of me. So I went and watched that movie again and thought to myself 'Christ Almighty,...
Columbia Pictures chief Harry Cohn
once told Lawrence that Johnny Roselli
, a notorious gangster, had said that he was the best hood in films. Lawrence himself was often told by Italian hoods in his native New York that he played them better than anyone else; ironically, Lawrence was Jewish.
Frequently played gangsters.