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Terence Stamp: Hardcore Movies That Reflected The Passage Of Time

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"I'm not worried about getting botox." That's what Terence Stamp says about his career and his priorities as an actor. He stars in "Unfinished Song", a comedy drama that's in theaters now. He talked to Steve and Maria about the advantages of being a character actor and how he thought his career was over in 1969.

Steve also about how Michael Caine wanted Stamp to play "Alfie"...the movie that ended up turning Caine into a star.

Fun facts about Terence:

  • He has appeared in over 60 films. His title role as Billy Budd in his film debut earned Stamp an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor and a BAFTA nomination for Best Newcomer.
  • His other major roles include butterfly collector Freddie Clegg in The Collector, archvillain General Zod in Superman and Superman II, tough guy Wilson in The Limey, Supreme Chancellor Valorum in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, ghost antagonist Ramsley in The Haunted Mansion, Elektra's master Stick in Elektra, Pekwarsky in Wanted, Maxwell Smart's archvillain Siegfried in Get Smart, council of high help Terrence Bundley in Yes Man, the Covenant Hierarch "Prophet of Truth" in Halo 3 and General Ludwig Beck in Valkyrie.
  • Stamp has won a Golden Globe, a Mystfest, a Cannes Film Festival Award, a Seattle International Film Festival Award, a Satellite Award and a Silver Bear. Playing against type, he appeared as a transsexual in the Australian film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994).

(Source: Wikipedia)

Unfinished Song is in theaters now. Check out Terence Stamp's Official Website

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