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Cecil B. De Mille | Cecil B. de Mille
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
For the roles of Samson and Delilah
(1949), I selected two players quite deliberately because they embody in a large part of the public mind the essence of maleness and attractive femininity, Victor Mature
and Hedy Lamarr
. That casting was risky. If it turned out that my two leads had nothing to give to the story but the appearance of male strength and female beauty, however superlatively they ...
Although married to wife Constance for fifty-six years, DeMille had long-term affairs with two other women: Jeanie Macpherson
and Julia Faye
, occasionally entertaining both women simultaneously on his yacht or his ranch. His wife knew of the affairs, but preferred to live with their children in the main house.
Film epics, religious or otherwise.