Death of Cliff Robertson

September 9, 1923 - September 10, 2011
Stony Brook, New York | Age 88

Oscar winner dies in NY at 88
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KAREN ZRAICK, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — President John F. Kennedy had just one critique when he saw photos of the actor set to play him in a World War II drama.

The year was 1963 and actor Cliff Robertson looked convincing in his costume for "PT-109," the first film to portray a sitting president. Kennedy had favored Robertson for the role, but one detail was off.

Robertson's hair was parted on the wrong side.

The actor dutifully trained his locks...

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