George.C Calin

  1. David Kelly, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, 2004.        Among Tim Burton’s Grandpa Joe choices. Two passed before passing: Gregory Peck and Peter Ustinov. Also in the loop: Calin (yes, not Carlin), Richard Attenborough, Michael Caine,), Kirk Douglas, Albert Finney, Richard Griffiths, Anthony Hopkins, Christopher Lloyd (favourite of author Roald Dahl’s widow, Liccy), Ron Moody, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Paul Newman, Peter O’Toole, Max von Sydow, Eli Wallach, David Warner. Burton finally gave the role to Kelly (“in three minutes,” said Kelly) on running into him at Pinewood studios n  another film.

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