I so admired McQeen as an actor. When I read this, it was so perfect!
[Editor’s note: I still get dozens of hits on this page daily, so if you’re a visitor, welcome! If you’d like to know a bit more about me and this site, here’s the quick version. Thanks for reading!]
They said he could act with the back of his head. No dialogue or frills required—his mere presence loomed larger than life in every shot. Put him next to some of the finest actors in the business, and he would undercut every one of them simply by being in the frame. His piercingly distinctive blue eyes were set in a rough-hewn, unconventionally handsome face that rarely betrayed strong emotion. His smallest physical gesture was precisely calculated and gracefully executed. You couldn’t best him, you couldn’t buy him, you couldn’t touch him. He was the King of Cool. He was Steve McQueen.
View original post 1,818 more words