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Who is Sterling Hayden?
Sterling Hayden: Sterling Walter Hayden was an American actor and author. For most of his career as a leading man, he specialized in westerns and film noir, such as Johnny Guitar, The Asphalt Jungle and The Killing. Later on he became noted as a character actor for such roles as Gen. Jack D. Ripper in Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. He also played the Irish-American policeman, Captain McCluskey, in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather in 1972, and the novelist Roger Wade in 1973's The Long Goodbye. He played the role of Leo Dalcò in Bernardo Bertolucci's 1900 in 1976. At six feet five inches, he was taller than most actors.
- also known as Sterling Relyea Walter, The Beautiful Blond Viking God, The Most Beautiful Man in the Movies, Sterling Walter Hayden, John Hamilton, Lieutenant John Hamilton, Lt. Hamilton
- born on (99 years ago) in Montclair, child of Frances Walter and George Walter and James Hayden
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Actor, sailor, author, model
- died on (29 years ago) in Sausalito of prostate cancer
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"Sterling Hayden" is a composition.
- music by Tom Russell
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by James M. Welsh, Gene D. Phillips, Rodney F. Hill
Sterling Hayden was a seafarer before ...
Dictionary of Pseudonyms (2010)
13,000 Assumed Names and Their Origins, 5th ed. by Adrian Room
Sterling Hayden: Sterling ...
by Nick Evangelista
Sterling Hayden The Golden Hawk (1952) James ...
by Geoff Mayer
Cobb, Howard Da Silva, Jules Dassin, Howard Duff, Cy Endfield, John Garfield, Dashiell Hammett, Sterling Hayden, John Ireland, Elia Kazan, Joseph Losey, Abraham Polonsky, Edward G. Robinson, Robert Rossen, Paul Stewart, Orson Welles, Michael Wilson, and Nedrick Young. Some blacklisted filmmakers, such as Trumbo, Wilson, and Young, ...
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Quotes about Sterling Hayden
I think that came out of watching all those serious movies for all that time. If you watch a movie like Zero Hour, Sterling Hayden is pretty funny, and so are the guys in the cockpit. (David Zucker)