Actor Film Debuts


"Film is a disease. When it infects your bloodstream it takes over as the number one hormone. It bosses the enzymes, directs the pineal gland, plays Iago to your psyche. As with heroin, the antidote to Film is more Film." - Frank Capra

The 1964 melodrama Lilith marked the rather unremarkable film debut of Gene Hackman, but it did begin his lifelong personal and professional relationship with Warren Beatty: