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Tom Holland

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“I’m not shy about expressing how incredible the last five years have been with Marvel. I’ve truly had the time of my life, and in so many respects, they have made my dreams come true as an actor." -- Tom Holland (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I’m not shy about expressing how incredible the last five years have been with Marvel. I’ve truly had the time of my life, and in so many respects, they have made my dreams come true as an actor.” — Tom Holland

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Arnold Schwarzenegger – photos and quotes

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"I can make a decision within one second. I don't ever wait for anyone else's opinion." -- Arnold Schwarzenegger (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I can make a decision within one second. I don’t ever wait for anyone else’s opinion.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger   “I guarantee you Dustin Hoffman could not have gotten away with playing ‘Conan the Barbarian.’ When I see ‘Death of a Salesman,’ that would be very difficult for someone like me, who looks healthy and […]

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Ricardo Cortez

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Ricardo Cortez (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“Cortez‘s real name is Jack Kranze. He became Ricardo Cortez in 1922 when Lasky wanted a studio threat to his big star, Rudolph Valentino.  Kranze-Cortez came from New York’s East Side, son of a well-to-do Jewish family.” – Reporter Bill Slocum in 1958.    

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Tony Curtis – photos and quotes

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Tony Curtis

“There’s no such thing as acting on the screen, it’s just projecting oneself.” — Tony Curtis   “Tony and I had wonderful times together; it was an exciting, glamorous period in Hollywood. We had 10 good years together, and a lot of great things happened, most of all, two beautiful children….Early poverty affected Tony and […]

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John Garfield

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"I guess I'm lucky. I'm in a position to do what I want to do. If a part doesn't interest me I won't take it. I'm a ham, and I'm not ashamed of it." -- John Garfield (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I guess I’m lucky. I’m in a position to do what I want to do. If a part doesn’t interest me I won’t take it. I’m a ham, and I’m not ashamed of it.” — John Garfield     “He was my shortest leading man, an outspoken Communist and a real sweetheart.” – Maureen O’Hara

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Buster Crabbe – photos and quotes

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“They can tell me more about myself in these films than I can remember.” — Buster Crabbe on Flash Gordon buffs.   The 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games. Clarence “Buster” Crabbe is seen competing in the 400-meter freestyle competition for which he won the Gold. Crabbe, a USC graduate, was subsequently signed to a Hollywood contract.   […]

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Audie Murphy – photos and quotes

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"I'd like to be as good an actor as they tell me I was a soldier." -- Audie Murphy (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I’d like to be as good an actor as they tell me I was a soldier.” — Audie Murphy Source: Virginia MacPherson (1946)     “I used to think there could be nothing worse than war than killing and maybe being killed and seeing your buddies killed. But in a way that was simple compared […]

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Christopher Reeve

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Christpher Reeve as Superman. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“The key word for me is ‘inspiration.’ He is a leader by inspiration. He sets an example. It’s quite important that people realize that I don’t see him as a glad-handing showoff, a one-man vigilante force who rights every wrong. Basically, he’s a pacifist, a man who comes along and says, ‘What can I do […]