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Edward G.Robinson | E.G. Robinson | Edward Robinson | Mr. Edward G. Robinson
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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I have not collected art. Art collected me. I never found paintings. They found me. I have never even owned a work of art. They owned me.
He was originally offered the role of Little Bonaparte in Some Like It Hot
(1959), but Robinson had vowed never again to work with George Raft
, with whom he had a fist fight on the set of Manpower
(1941) when for a scene Raft spun him around too hard. (Despite the avowal, Robinson did co-star with Raft in A Bullet for Joey
(1955)) However, the role of Johnny Paradise, the kid homaging Raft's "...
The line "Yeah, See" but pronouncing See as Say for "Yeah, Say" which has become an iconic imitation.