Actor | Director
During the filming of Fourteen Hours (1951), Basehart's wife Stephanie was taken ill with what proved to be a brain tumor, and died very suddenly. Devastated, he finished work on the film. He started a new film, The House on Telegraph Hill (1951) in...
[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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