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||August 18, 1941
||Cause of Death:
||Jackson, Tennessee, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Raised in Memphis, TN in a boys orphanage
Joined the US Army at age 16; went AWOL after a few days (date approximate)
Reportedly travelled around the US
Settled in NYC; turned himself in to the Army and served six month sentence; began appearing in stage productions
Played featured role in Tennessee Williams' "The Night of the Iguana", starring Margaret Leighton and Bette Davis
Starred in title role in short-lived television series, "The Legend of Jesse James"
First leading role in a feature film, "Wild in the Streets"
Last film for over 25 years, "Ryan's Daughter"
Reportedly turned down role of Zed in Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction"; role eventually went to Peter Greene
Returned to films with a cameo role in "Trigger Happy"