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Warren Beatty

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Born: March 30, 1937 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Richmond, Virginia, USA Profession: Cast ...
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He was named as the Harvard Hasty Pudding Man of the Year in 1975.

"Beatty may not have had Brando's fire, or Dean's ethereality, or Gable's gruff machismo, but he had humor, athletic grace, and something, in quantity, that all the great ones have had: mystery. Looks and talent will take you a long way in Hollywood, but if you seem to withhold some crucial part of yourself--whether it exists or not--you may enter the pantheon at will. Add salient sexuality and the mixture becomes combustible." --James Kaplan in Entertainment WeeklY December 20, 1991.

"The legend began early. The columns began toting up the women Beatty kept company with--Natalie Wood, Joan Collins, Elizabeth Taylor, just to name some early brunets--and the public took notice. The men of Hollywood, who respect such things, had already noticed. (His catch phone-phrase to women--"What's new, pussycat?"--became a movie title and song.)" --From Entertainment Weekly, December 20, 1991.

"The only man to get to the mirror faster than me." --former fiancee Joan Collins

Named a Commander of the French Order of Arts and Letters in 1992.

"Prior to meeting Bening, Beatty has been quoted as saying to ["Bugsy" director], Barry Levinson, 'The thing about Bugsy Siegel ... he was very promiscuous throughout his life, until he met Virginia Hill [the role Bening was to play] ... When they got together, he never went after another woman ... He found someone who accepted him for what he was.'" --From an interview with Dominick Dunne in Vanity Fair, September 1994.

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