Caption: Still of Bette Davis and Victor Buono in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Born: February 3, 1938
Star sign: Aquarius
Height: 6' 3" (1.91 m)
Known for: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970), The Flight of Dragons (1982), Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
Larger than life, Laughtonesque, and with an eloquent, king-sized appetite for maniacal merriment, a good portion of the work of actor Victor Buono was squandered on hokey villainy on both film and television. Ostensibly perceived as bizarre or demented, seldom did Hollywood give this cultivated cut-up the opportunity to rise above the deliciously...