Actor | Director
Was understandably distraught when his second wife (Italian actress Valentina Cortese) left him and moved back to Italy with their young son. Close friend Warren Stevens, concerned for Basehart's well-being, got him an apartment adjoining his own. ...
[asked how "Hamlet" compared with Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964)] With [William Shakespeare] there's more character than an actor can ever plumb. But there's no greater challenge than making something out of nothing.
John Richard Basehart
Zanesville, Ohio, USA
Los Angeles, California, USA
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