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Richard Jordan
Richard Jordan
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Born:
July 19, 1937
Died:
August 30, 1993
Age:
56
Birth Name:
Robert Anson Jordan Jr.
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Awards:
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination.
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Some Facts
Father of Robert Christopher Hand Jordan and Nina Jordan.
In 1975, broke his ankle playing "MacDuff" to Charlton Heston's "Macbeth" and performed in a cast and using a crutch.
He won an Obie Award for his performance in Czech playwright Václav Havel's "A Private View" for the 1983-1984 Off-Broadway season.
Lived with Blair Brown from 1976-1985; the relationship produced one son, Robert.
He was a longtime companion of actress Marcia Cross.
Personal Quotes
If you take it that the poet has words, the novelist a story, the painter his paints, then my material is emotions. Emotions are what I paint with.
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The cardinal sin of a play is to sacrifice emotional truth to make a philosophical point.
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(About Vaclav Havel) I admire how he's turned the outer turmoil of his life into a sense of inner peace.
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Ultimately what I'd like to do is not become pretentious. I'd like to keep from living in Beverly Hills and driving a Mercedes. I want to stay in my old stone castle in Malibu with my animals and my lady.
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Grandfather [Judge Learned Hand] had a bad back, he'd lie on the floor to relieve the pain. I did my first Shakespeare sitting next to him on the floor, reading 'Antony and Cleopatra' and 'King Lear,' his favorites plays, and all the time grandfather'd be correcting my speech, my accent, then interrupting to see if I understood all the words. I must have been about 12 or 13. It was an experience that has stayed with me all these years.
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