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Bob O
Stephen Boyd
Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:33am

Steven Boyd, who had a major part and a big scene with Charlton Heston in Ben Hur, is one of the gang of heavies Peck is after ( Lee, Albert Salmi and Henry Silva are the others)..well I met Stephen Boyd in the mid 1970s in North Carolina. He was on tour promoting a film. I ask him about Lee and was surprised he was a good friend and they were neighbors in LA.

  • Lee liked this movie.Bob O, Mon Jul 24 7:29am
    Lee talked about being proud of his scene with Gregory Peck in this. Said he thought he was able to get the audience to feel real sympathy for his character which he liked and looked for in a heavy... more
    • Stephen Boyd — Bob O, Mon Jul 24 7:33am
      • BoydDCG, Sun Jul 30 12:24am
        As with so many (it hurts to think about the #'s) that I missed -- either because of my ADHD or my Starting Too Late (as it were) in my Researches -- Steve Boyd was another that I didn't Get To In... more
        • Okay DCGBob O, Mon Jul 31 9:45am
          And Boyd died of a massive heart attack playing golf in California in 1977. I think he was about 45. So he was gone well before we lost Lee. Boyd's career was getting bigger parts than Lee's was... more
        • Is there a code in there I'm missing?britzen, Sun Jul 30 6:34pm
          After your April Fools post, i'm suspicious. What's going on with the random caps, that's usually how I write. They're not movie names that I see. Britz
          •, Britz...DCG, Sun Jul 30 7:29pm
   "code", just My Own (as Sir Lancelot said to his faithful Concord...who had to Help with the Last Word) Personal...Idiom! ;) [cf, MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY should really watch the... more
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