James Garner’s brutal view of Steve McQueen’s biggest failing ‘It’s the kiss of death’ | Films | Entertainment

James Garner’s brutal view of Steve McQueen’s biggest failing ‘It’s the kiss of death’ | Films | Entertainment

Hollywood is endlessly filled with feuds and rivalries, but Garner was always regarded as one of the nicest and most easy-going guys in Tinseltown. He’s back on screens tonight playing another honourable and heartfelt hero as the older version of Ryan Gosling in the perennial weepie The Notebook. However, off-screen, he didn’t mince words with his assessment of one of his era’s biggest stars and screen icons. Garner starred together with McQueen in The Great Escape. The latter may have been Mr Cool on screen but he often inflamed and enraged his co-stars with is antics on and off camera. Garner summed the man up beautifully and mercilessly in a few short phrases.

Garner played Hendley, opposite McQueen’s Hilts in the World War II prison drama and said: “Like Marlon Brando, he could be…

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