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Rory Calhoun Overview:

Actor, Rory Calhoun, was born Francis Timothy Cuthbert on Aug 8, 1922 in Los Angeles, CA. Calhoun died at the age of 76 on Apr 28, 1999 in Burbank, CA .

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He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Television and Motion Pictures.

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On Blu-ray: Rocks a Toga in The Colossus of Rhodes (1961)

By KC on Jul 18, 2018 From Classic Movies

Before Italian filmmaker Sergio Leone made his name with spaghetti westerns, he began his career taking a stab at the sword and sandal genre with The Colossus of Rhodes. It is astonishing that the director’s first credited directing job is an epic-sized production like this one. While he did h... Read full article


Warner Archive: Anne Francis and in The Hired Gun (1957)

By KC on May 11, 2015 From Classic Movies

There's something so satisfying about a no-nonsense, beautifully-filmed western. A couple of likeable stars, good supporting players, stunning locations. The Hired Hand (1957) is that kind of movie: a briskly paced, efficiently filmed story that speeds lightly through its one hour running time. It'... Read full article


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Rory Calhoun Quotes:

Mirte: [seductively] I can grant your most secret desire.
Darios: Which one?


Station Agent: Who's coming after you?
Brett Wade: My past. Every dark, miserable day of it.


Darios: [after seeing a court servant die from drinking poison] Somehow I've lost my desire for wine.
[he pours his wine out onto the floor]


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Rory Calhoun Facts
After his release from San Quentin, Calhoun worked several odd jobs, including cowpuncher and lumberjack.

When he was nine months old, his father died. After his mother remarried, he occasionally used the last name of his stepfather, Durgin.

In 1943, while horseback riding in the Hollywood Hills, he accidentally met actor Alan Ladd, whose wife, Sue Carol was an agent. She landed him a one-line role in the Laurel and Hardy comedy short The Bullfighters (1945) under his name of "Frank McCown".

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