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The Religious Affiliation of American actor
Tom Laughlin


About the collaboration between Robert Altman and actor Tom Laughlin when making Altman's 1957 film The Delinquents, from: Patrick McGilligan, Robert Altman: Jumping Off the Cliff, St. Martin's Press: New York (1989), page 111:
It was not a marriage made in heaven: the square, free-wheeling Altman and the bohemian, mercurial Laughlin, both of them future counterculture heroes. Altman has described Laughlin during the filming as "an unbelievable pain in the ass," totally egomaniacal, guilty that he had not become a priest, with a "big Catholic hang-up" and a James Dean complex.

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