(Applause Books). George C. Scott (1927-1999) born in Wise,
Virginia, created some of the 20th century's most memorable
performances on stage and screen the cunning prosecutor in Anatomy
of a Murder , the manipulative gambler in The Hustler , the
buffoonishly warmongering chief of staff in Dr. Strangelove , and,
of course, the brilliant and rebellious Patton . He also played
Willy Loman, Richard III, Mussolini, Scrooge, Fagin, and countless
others. But... more...