When you get all this stuff on and you put on the guns and the hair, it has an effect on the actor. It tends to lend a certain something to the way you feel as you`re just walking around looking that way.
There`s a great argument about how many men he actually killed. People would tell stories and then as we all know as stories get told over and over again, they get embellished, facts get changed, elaborated upon, exaggerated.
Well you know I`ve been fan of Tony Hillerman`s books for years.
You know, for an actor to come into the midst of that, it`s - It can either be difficult and somewhat unnerving, or it can be very embracing and like, kind of stepping into a nice hot tub.
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The Western genre is certainly something with which I`m familiar.
Well I mean, I drove out to the set and did my work, and then I drove back. And at the end of each day`s work there wasn`t time to explore.
While at the same time knowing that once he had gone down that road, once it was clear that his life was never a peaceful one from that moment on. He always knew that there was somebody that would like to kill him.
And so I love films that are kind of rural in atmosphere. And you know, it`s just a nice place to be day after day. All be it, it can be hard, it can be hard work. You can get hot.
In fact I have a place in Colorado, and I would make the drive back here, and I would always drive, if I could, I preferred being in that countryside.
I like the Western genre, I think it`s uniquely American.
He was definitely known as the foremost man killer in the West; however there`s controversy about virtually every killing that he was known to have been involved in.
There are people who said he killed over a hundred men. Historical fact doesn`t corroborate one hundred men.
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There was something intimidating about a guy who was known to be a killer and at the same time, there was a bit of a showman about him.
But I love to be outdoors. I prefer being outdoors to, you know, being inside.