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James Coburn, Angelina Jolie

James Coburn [5]


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Born:August 31, 1928
Died:November 8, 2002 (74)
Filmography Rating:8.05 / 10
IMDB Rating:7.70 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.41 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:88.12%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
The Magnificent Seven [1960](32) => Britt
The Great Escape [1963](35) => Flying Officer Louis Sedgwick "The Manufacturer"
The Muppet Movie [1979](51) => El Sleezo Cafe Owner
Maverick [1994](66) => Commodore Duvall
Monsters, Inc. [2001](73) => Henry J. Waternoose

Trivia that mentions this person:
A Fistful of Dollars [1964]
  • After considering [?] Henry Fonda, director Sergio Leone offered the role of the Man With No Name to James Coburn, who proved too expensive. Charles Bronson then turned it down after describing it as the "worst script I have ever seen". Third choice [?] Richard Harrison also declined the role but pointed Leone in the direction of Rawhide. Leone then offered the part to Rawhide star [?] Eric Fleming, who turned it down but suggested his co-star Clint Eastwood for the part. The rest, as they say, is history.
    The Magnificent Seven [1960]
  • James Coburn's friend Robert Vaughn recommended him to director John Sturges for the last remaining lead, the role of Britt. Sturges said he needed a Gary Cooper type of actor, and Vaughn said Coburn was the actor he needed.
  • James Coburn (Britt) and Robert Vaughn (Lee) have only 11 and 16 lines in the entire film respectively. Although they were close friends for almost 50 years, this is their only film together.