Edmond O'Brien was originally cast as Jackson Bentley in Lawrence of Arabia (1962). After O'Brien filmed several scenes, he suffered a heart attack and had to be replaced. Kennedy was recommended to director David Lean by Anthony Quinn, whom Kennedy...
[on English actors] They use film as a method for living well, but theater is their heart's desire. They're always going back to it.
John Arthur Kennedy
Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Branford, Connecticut, USA
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