After popping up in a dozen or so TV series between andwhen the television industry was still finding its feet, he landed the romantic lead in a sandals and togas drama called The Silver Chalice And it very nearly sunk his career there and then. James Dean and his manager had already rejected the role because they considered the script to be rubbish.
Friday, November 22 Shane, Come Back. The kid who uttered those immortal lines was, of course, Brandon deWilde. He was, as they say, born in a trunk, but his theatrical parents were not enthusiastic about bringing him into the business.
Joan Crawford, who had slept with Newman on a couple of occasions during his first marriage, was dismissive of this remark. First I think Woodward is hamburger, not steak. As for Paul, he dines out frequently and on the most succulent filet mignon, from what I hear.
Suzi Sadler hide caption. The comment, uttered on the set of 's Bunny Lake is Missing, proved to be not only inaccurate but also especially ill-timed: The film that earned screen immortality for Dullea -- A Space Odyssey -- was still three years in the future. Continually ranked on even the shortest lists of cinema masterpieces, that classic stars Dullea as an astronaut forced to contend with a quietly mad computer en route to Jupiter for a rendezvous with destiny. The film has overshadowed the rest of his career, but Dullea has been famously philosophical: "It's a lot like it probably was for the model who posed for the Mona Lisa," he's said.
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High life. It seems everyone who is anyone is staying up late on Sunday night in order to watch the Oscars, and cheer for the gay western which has been nominated for eight Academy Awards. But these are old, Fifties jokes, and beneath contempt.
The odd turn of phrase is coined by Frankie Addams, a year-old white girl in the American South during the Jim Crow era. Frankie was conceived by novelist Carson McCullers to represent her own sexual ambiguity. When McCullers adapted her book into a stage play inthe role made actress Julie Harris a theater legend.
June 14th,pm. An earlier post detailed 13 "Unlucky" celebrities as decided upon by Yahoo! And though we all mourn Tara Reid's botched implants and David Beckham's absence from the soccer pitch his first season in LA, most people know that for most people "unlucky" usually means a hell of a lot more than a sprained ligament.