Desert Island Discs - guest.
4 Print Biographies |
2 Interviews |
3 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[on his role as Father Grandier in The Devils
(1971)] You would think from the critics' hostility that Ken Russell
had tried to pull off some obscene hoax. On the contrary, the film is, I think, an utterly serious attempt to understand the nature of religious and political persecution. It is not in any way exaggerated. If anything, the horrors perpetrated in Loudun in the 17th century were worse ...
He once described his purpose in life as "shafting the girlies and downing the sherbie.".
Often sported a thick handle-bar moustache