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Sterling Hayden (March 26, 1916 – May 23, 1986) was an American actor and author. For most of his career as a leading man, he specialized in westerns and film noir, such as Johnny Guitar, The Asphalt Jungle and The Killing. Later on he became noted as a character actor for such roles as Gen. Jack D. Ripper in Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964). He also played the Irish policeman, Captain McCluskey, in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather in 1972, and the novelist Roger Wade in 1973's The Long Goodbye. Standing 6-feet, 5-inches tall (196 cm), he was taller than most actors.
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|The Golden Hawk||Kit 'The Hawk' Gerardo||1952|
|Flat Top||Commander Dan Collier||1952|
|So Big||Pervis DeJong||1953|
|Johnny Guitar||Johnny 'Guitar' Logan||1954|
|Suddenly||Sheriff Tod Shaw||1954|
|Battle Taxi||Capt. Russ Edwards||1955|
|The Killing||Johnny Clay||1956|
|Crime of Passion||Lt. William Doyle||1957|
|Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb||Brigade General Jack D. Ripper||1964|
|Angel's Leap||Mason / Custer||1971|
|The Godfather||Capt. Mark McCluskey||1972|
|King of the Gypsies||King Zharko Stepanowicz||1978|
|Cry, Onion!||Henry 'Jack' Pullitzer||1980|
|Nine to Five||Russell Tinsworthy||1980|