Posts Tagged ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

Mickey Kuhn Interview

Saturday, January 16th, 2010


Mickey Kuhn recalls days as child actor in Hollywood




By Jonathan Foerster
Naples News

Saturday, January 16, 2010


Like many families during the Great Depression, the Kuhns left the Midwest for California. That’s why 2-year-old Mickey Kuhn happened to be walking around a Sears, Roebuck and Co. store in Santa Monica in 1934 when a man approached his mother with a business proposition.


“He said, ‘Your little boy and my daughter look like they could be twins,’” Kuhn, now 77, recalls. “‘20th Century Fox is having a casting call looking for twins.’”


And with that, Kuhn found himself in the first of many Hollywood casting sessions — a sandy blond boy with a big bright smile and pinchable cheeks.


You’ve probably never heard of Kuhn, but you’ve heard of the movies he acted in, and the stars he worked with side-by-side.


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Karl Malden Obituary

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009


Oscar-winning actor Karl Malden dies at 97


Karl Malden


Malden starred in TV’s ‘The Streets of San Francisco’ and made famous the American Express catchphrase ‘Don’t leave home without it.’ He appeared in more than 50 films over his long career.


By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
July 1, 2009


Karl Malden, one of Hollywood’s strongest and most versatile supporting actors, who won an Oscar playing his Broadway-originated role as Mitch in “A Streetcar Named Desire,” died today. He was 97.


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