GEORGE C. SCOTT
makes a special appearance as Ruby, a powerful man from Gloria's
past who may now possibly ensure that she has a future.
After winning acclaim on the stage, the legendary star made his
movie debut in The Hanging Tree and received a 1959 Academy
Award® nomination as Best Actor for his second picture, Anatomy
Of A Murder. His third screen performance, in The Hustler,
brought a 1961 Oscar® nomination, an honor he chose to decline.
For playing the title role in Patton, Scott was honored with the
1970 Academy Award® as Best Actor, which he refused to acknowledge,
as he did with his Oscar® nomination for The Hospital
His more than 30 motion pictures include The List Of Adrian
Messenger, Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying
And Love The Bomb, The Yellow Rolls Royce, The Bible, Not With
My Wife You Don't, The Flim Flam Man, Petulia, They Might Be Giants,
The Last Run, The New Centurions and Rage, which he also directed.
Scott's additional credits include Oklahoma Crude, The Day
Of The Dolphin, Bank Shot, The Savage Is Loose, which he produced
and directed, The Hindenburg, Plaza Suite, Islands In The Stream,
Movie Movie, Hardcore, The Changeling, Taps, Firestarter and The
Following four years in the U.S. Marine Corps and journalism studies
at the University of Missouri, the future star served a long acting
apprenticeship on regional American and Canadian stages. Scott
gained initial prominence in the New York Shakespeare Festival's
1956 presentation of "Richard III," followed by more
rave reviews for "As You Like It" and "Children
Of Darkness," which brought him virtually every award given
an off-Broadway performance. His Broadway debut opposite Judith
Anderson in "Comes A Day" elevated him to stardom. Other
New York theatrical credits include "The Andersonville Trial,"
"The Wall," "Desire Under The Elms," "Plaza
Suite," "Uncle Vanya," "Death Of A Salesman,"
which he also directed, "Sly Fox," and "The Boys
Of Autumn." He earned a Tony nomination for his work in "Inherit
His television work includes starring in two series, "East
Side/West Side" and "Mr. President." His first
TV directing assignment was "The Andersonville Trial,"
honored with an Emmy Award as Best Drama. Among his other TV specials
are "Jane Eyre," "The Last Days of Patton,"
"The Power and the Glory" with Laurence Olivier, "Beauty
and the Beast," with his wife Trish Van Devere, "Oliver
Twist," "A Christmas Carol," "Tyson,"
and, more recently, "Titanic" and "Country Justice."
In 1971, he won an Emmy as Best Actor for "The Price."
In 1997, he was honored with the CableACE Award and a Golden Globe
for the television production of "12 Angry Men."
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