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:

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


Kay Weston: [Harry pulls out a pistol] What's that for?
Harry Weston: In case he's hard of hearing.


[After killing Strangas in a gunfight, Domino tosses the cantina owner a gold coin.]
Domino: Bury him.
Cantina owner: He is dead?
Domino: Should be.
Cantina owner: Senor Domino, why'd you kill that man.
Domino: Ask him.


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

When Lita Baron sued for divorce, she named 79 women with whom he had allegedly committed adultery. Calhoun responded, "Heck, she didn't even include half of them".

His and Vitina Marcus had a daughter, Athena Marcus Calhoun, who became "The World's Most Beautiful Showgirl" and was awarded "The Key to the City of Las Vegas" in 1987.

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