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CHAMPIONS' LEAGUE

Brando

There are 7,769 actors detailed on the CCC website. Some have missed a single film. Others, many more. Then, there are the champions. Like these … and look how Nicholson is closing in on Brando … (Exciting huh?!)

1. Brando - bypassed 160 movies 
2. Nicholson - 156 
3. Cary Grant -146 
4. Paul Newman - 143
5. Tom Cruise - 126

Highest Brit Sir Sean at 108.
Highest lady is Bette Davis, 89 items; Jodie Foster, 77; Liz Taylor, 67; Nicole Kidman and Michelle Pfeiffer are level at 67; likewise Julie Christie, Katharine Hepburn, Meryl Streep at 66.
Newer Brigade: Brad, 107; Johnny, 99; Julia, 64; Jim Carrey, 62; Leo, 61; Madonna, 59; Jennifer Aniston, 22; Jennifer Lawrence, 21.

(You'll find the full list at Champions in the Main Menu)

 

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Comedy will be outlawed in my lifetime. - Tim Allen.

I've got red hair and freckles, I'm not gonna be Batman, Robin or Spider-Man. - Caleb Landry Jones.

I’d rather not be remembered for Route 66. If I failed trying, at least I tried. - Robert Redford

The Western is always the same, which gives the director tremendous freedom. - Jean Renoir

Was there a contingency plan if a bad match was discovered in post-production of the "one-shot" 1917? "Other than suicide, no” - cinematographer supreme Roger Deakins.

Wizards of the Lost Kingdom poster

The film wasn't so much shot as it was beaten to death. - scenarist Ed Naha on Roger Corman’s 1985 production, Wizards of The Lost Kingdom.

Well, what am I going to do now?  I’m going to be, well, as normal as I can be. – the retiring Elton John.

He does seem to attract trouble. -  Eric  Idle on Terry Gilliam.  

The truth is, I don’t actually like making films. - Terry Gilliam.

He says to me, and I guess he said it to other people: You don’t have to say anything that’s in the script. You can say whatever you want. What?! I said: I’m saying every single word that’s in here! I’m saying what you wrote.” He said: Well, OK If you want to, that’s fine, too. - Richard Benjamin on working with Woody Allen.

They are plenty of wrestlers in the world. There’s only one Dwayne Johnson. - Dwayne Johnson.

I feel talented as a director…  I don’t feel desired as a director. - Jack Nicholson.

RIP James Lipton, the soul of Inside The Actors Studio, has died at 93. We only ever met on a phone interview, resulting in annual Exaltation of Christmas cards from James and Kedakai - A rooftop of reindeer, A descent of relatives. A caper of kids. A bouquet of wines… He was my kind of  interviewer - he did his homework. "How do know that?" said so many of his 300 star guests.  (In my day, it used to be: "You're too young to know that!" Not. Any. More).

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WELCOME to a unique directory of what you never saw on-screen. The films the stars did not make. The movies that never were. The most definitive collation of casting stories ... Check up on all the films - of yesterday, today and tomorrow - that your favourite stars never made... A cast of thousands - 8,063 actors - to click on... More than 40 years in the making!! And 2,502,855 words of spirited text. The ultimate in movie trivia ... Better! Exactly the kind of history that Hollywood deserves. Back to front. Upside-down. Inside out. Full of flashbacks, close-ups, tracking shots (and, alas some badly edited sequences - sorry about that!) forming a fascinating, new and often bizarre flip-side perspective on your treasured movies and stars.

This is the film that bred this site ... after Robert Redford told me he'd planned a little black-white version - with Robert De Niro, and Michael Moriarty as Woodstein.
Thunderball wannabe Uschi Bernelle

BOND LADY

Uschi Bernelle was tested (among the many) for Bond’s masseuse Patricia Fearing in Thunderball, 1965. Reputedly close to 200 actresses were seen for four roles, Faye Dunaway and Raquel Welch included.

WHERE TO FIND ..?

TORN APART

Why didn't Rip Torn make Easy Rider - see his blue section on his page.

STREEP KONG

Meryl v Italian producer Dino de Laurentiis. Read all about it - in her first item.

FULL METAL HALL

For the fullest story of why Anthony Michael Hall did not make Stanley Kubrick's 'Nam classic, go to Hall's page. (The blue section).

PERFECT GRYSHENKA

How Hollywood ruined Marilyn Monroe's dream role in The Brothers Karamazov is on Marilyn's page - item #17

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Saying no to certain films is as important as saying yes, because it really defines you. - Juliette Binoche, who refused Spielberg’s Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List - yet made Godzilla!

Contemporary dramatists still don’t find women interesting. Where are the really good women‘s parts? Not written yet. And that’s a bit depressing, When you look around at the wonderful actresses and see the kind of crap they’re doing, you think why does no one write something better for women. - Glenda Jackson.

I don’t do T&A very well because I haven’t got much of either. - Tea Leoni

You’ll never be a star because you can’t boil an egg. – one Andy Warhol star, Candy Darling, to another, Holly Woodlawn

When I become a star I’ll have my cook boil my eggs. One Andy Warhol star, Holly Woodlawn, to another, Candy Darling

I'm odd looking. Sometimes I think I look like a funny muppet. – Angelina Jolie

The more famous an actress becomes, the less she's allowed to eat. - Lana Turner.

I'm a good Catholic girl in the way that Madonna is. In the sense that I'm not that good at all. - Heather Graham

As you get older, you realise your parents aren't these superheroes. They're actually people. - Rumer Willis, daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore.

I was an idiot in terms of career-building, but I had a great time. – Sally Kellerman.

I turned down more roles than I accepted... and to be honest, the ones I accepted were often for all the wrong reasons.” Ava Gardner (45 examples on her page).

If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything. - Marilyn


 

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