1 win & 2 nominations.
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First Mate Fred Adamson
Hosted--playing a blacksmith--a pilot for a western anthology series.
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Victor McLaglen-Academy Award Winner
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Did You Know?
I have no illusions about acting and certainly I have none about myself. Long ago I came to the conclusion that actors are victims of luck and circumstance. If the role you are in fits the size of your head and some inherent quality in yourself, you do it well.
In spite of being a powerful hulk his whole life (his huge shoulders making even John Wayne
's look small), he was 64 and in declining health by the time he was in The Quiet Man
(1952). Even prickly John Ford
had to be sensitive to McLaglen's condition while shooting that movie's grueling fight sequence.