He won an Academy Prize for his tough-as-nails portrayal from the titular personality in Patton. He also performed Ebenezer Scrooge in movie director Clive Donner’s A Xmas Carol. As a kid, he strove to become writer and had written many unpublished brief stories. He performed General Buck Turgidson in Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove. After his 4th relationship, he embarked on the turbulent romantic relationship with celebrity Ava Gardner. He previously a complete of seven kids including professional Campbell Scott. He starred in Patton with Karl Malden.