Hi Alanna-- I could totally see that, but I'd also suggest him in the part of either the sheriff who rolls out the Wanted Poster of Tuco ("Recognize this man? Yeah! It's You!"), or as one of the men reading the whole "Tuco Benidicto Pacifico Juan Maria Ramirez, you are sentenced to death by hanging...May God have mercy on your soul. Proceed!" spiel. Like Lee, Royal was a tall man, but more lanky-looking; he did, however, possess a great booming, commanding voice. I think he'd be good in part where he has dialogue like that.
would have served Dano better. There was a little more dialogue and the part was a bit bigger. I wouldn't want Royal Dano to have what would have amounted to a cameo/walk-on part. He was a much more... more
One other thought crossed my mind--I do like the idea of Royal Dano in a Leone Western. I would have liked to have seen Royal in FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE as one of El Indio's crew members. Think about... more
Then be sure to check it out--it's one of Coop's best roles, and aside from Royal, the great Robert J. Wilke plays an LVC-esque heavy, especially in the final showdown. You won't be disappointed.... more
I forgot to write this in my previous post, but I'm sure you probably observed this. There are so many terrific character actors, but Royal Dano is one of my all-time favorites. When an actor can... more