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Herbert 'Cowboy' Coward
Herbert 'Cowboy' Coward played in 2 movies in the Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western genres.
Herbert 'Cowboy' Coward got succeed with average imdb rating 6.
When director John Boorman was having trouble finding a talented actor who was also toothless for a key role in Deliverance (1972), co-star Burt Reynolds remembered Coward from having worked with him in a Wild West show in Maggie Valley, NC. Coward -- who was not an actor and was toothless and illiterate -- arrived for his audition looking so perfect for the part of a rural mountain man that Boorman first thought Reynolds had prompted him on how to dress.
When director John Boorman explained to Coward that one of the things his character was going to do was to rape a man, Coward replied, "I've done worse."
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