Bruce Dern Reveals the Ones That Got Away

Nebraska actor Bruce Dern confesses his cinematic crushes in Lynn Hirschberg’s video Screen Test.

Released on 1/16/2014

Credits

Starring: Bruce Dern
Editor: Lynn Hirschberg

Transcript

00:04
I wrote a book a few years ago, I think seven years ago
00:07
called Things I've Said But Probably Shouldn't Have.
00:10
In it there's a chapter
00:12
called The Great Dames I Got To Work With.
00:14
[Interviewer] Uh huh.
00:16
The women that, I came away with a love for,
00:19
[Interviewer] Uh huh.
00:20
were Ms. Davis,
00:21
[Interviewer] Uh huh.
00:22
In a movie I did, Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte.
00:24
[Interviewer] Oh my god.
00:26
Lee Remick.
00:26
I couldn't select one, except,
00:30
I have a picture that I carry around in my phone.
00:33
[Interviewer] Uh huh.
00:35
Of the star, certainly, maybe the oldest of the stars
00:40
that is still alive in her category
00:42
and she still looks good, and she's not an actress
00:45
but her name is Carmen De LaPorta
00:47
and she's the model Carmen. Woah.
00:50
She just has an extraordinary face
00:52
and I would like to see the package.
00:55
What can I tell ya?