set, Mr. OToole: After seven nominations and no winswell,
except for that honorary one you, famously, didnt even wantits
gonna seem positively rude of Oscar to not go home with you for Venus.
a dirty young-ish man, no. I saw a rumination on deciphering what the hell
ones life has all meant.
Much as in My Favorite Year, its hard to see Venus and not read your own, fabled wild man past into your character, Maurice.
Inevitablethats part of the business of being an actor.
And Im not unlike him in a generalized sense: Were both working
actors lucky to still be working; we both love the women, and we both love a
drop of whiskey. We could get into a little trouble together.
74, do you still get into a little trouble?
me that an occasional woman still flings herself at you like in Whats
Back to the movieswhat did you think when you first
saw the ravishing vision that was you in Lawrence of Arabia.
the worlds frenzied response to your Lawrence face must have
been a trip. Even Noel Coward famously remarked, If youd been
any prettier itd have been Florence of Arabia.
me it aint so.
Ive read that youre no big fan of directors. True?
then there was Tinto Brass for the porn-tastical disaster of Caligula.
of writhing fornicators. Okay, lets wrap it: What are three things a
real movie star needs?
do we need movie stars?
have you learned in this life?
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