In a succession of hokum costume dramas, he had girls across America swooning. He just couldn’t believe how lucky he was to be a movie star.
And he was more than happy to respond to their breathless adoration.‘He was on the other side of the street, I hadn’t seen him for six years, and they were his first words: “Hey, Walter . He was like a kid with a new train set with all the signals set at green.’Curtis had become one of the hottest young stars in the business.
‘But she was a kindred spirit, and was always ribbing me about how pretty I was.
‘But while I still had my looks, I figured I’d stick around for a few more spins on the Hollywood merry-go-round.
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MORE Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama will produce films and TV shows for Netflix as part of a multi-year agreement, the streaming giant announced Monday.It was in that year that he invited me to lunch at the 20th Century Fox studio in Hollywood, where he was making The Boston Strangler. ‘If I had to do a scene in the rain, I’d make ’em warm up the rain,’ he recalled when he came to England in the early Seventies to make The Persuaders, a TV series with Roger Moore.He was wearing an Iron Cross First Class on his turtleneck sweater, along with several less impressive decorations from various nations.‘See that? He had also become seriously addicted to cocaine (he was also arrested for possession of marijuana when he arrived at Heathrow).Born in 1925, the son of Hungarian Jewish immigrants, he caught the cinema bug while still a child by watching Errol Flynn in Charge Of The Light Brigade. He played small roles in a few Broadway shows, and the lead in an off-Broadway production of Clifford Odets’ Golden Boy, where he was spotted by a producer at Universal studios, who signed him to the studio in Hollywood for 0 a week.Arriving on the West Coast as a self-confessed ‘morally unacceptable, uneducated, ill-mannered upstart’, Curtis worried about his stature — he was 5ft 9in — and would totter into auditions with a deck of playing cards stuffed in his boots to boost his height.Two years later, they were married in New York with Jerry Lewis as best man and went on to make five films together including The Vikings with Kirk Douglas.