People, Jun. 28, 1976

His eyes are "bloodred pools." His "familiar bald head hangs low from the heavy excess of the night before." He shows up on the set late and bobbles his lines. So said the London Daily Mail describing Telly Savalas filming a movie in West Berlin. Savalas' eyes turned purple when he saw the article, and last week he took his beef to a London court. Fellow Actor James Mason defended Telly's casual treatment of scripts, saying that he was "famous for the spontaneous and creative use of the language." Telly, for his part,...

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