Thursday, 26 June 2014


Eli Wallach was one of the finest American actors in the history of cinema. Since his brilliant breakthrough in Baby Doll, he spent his 57-year film career playing some of the finest character parts in some of the finest projects, including The Magnificent Seven, The Misfits and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. A performer both beloved and respected in Hollywood and by international audiences, he died on Tuesday, the 24th of June. He is survived by his actor wife of 66 years, Anne Jackson, three children, five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.