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Applying for membership in the swank Los Angeles Country Club at the height of his fame, Mature was turned down and told that the golfing facility did not accept actors as members. His response: "I'm not an actor - and I've got 64 films to prove it!...
I'm an emotional actor. When I'm doing a scene, I really believe it. I live the part as long as I'm in the scene.
Before Charlton Heston, Victor Mature dominated the "biblical epic" genre, starring in Samson and Delilah (1949), The Robe (1953) , and Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)
Beautiful Hunk of Man
Victor John Mature
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Rancho Santa Fe, California, USA
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