By: Tucker Cummings
He’s demonstrated the artistic legitimacy of mocap.
“I’m not going to die because I failed as someone else.”
He elevated neurosis to a comedic height rivaled only by Woody Allen.
He won every available U.S. military combat award for valor.
A dancer who became a spy and a Civil Rights Movement icon.
He was told that he wasn’t built to be a versatile actor.
“I think Comedy Central totally fucking pussed out.”
He brought charm to his bitterest characters.
“I was half-crazy with anger… a woman on fire.”
He loved a good story, no matter what form it took.
He is brilliant at blending comedy with sensuality.
Not many artists who perform in a mouse costume get taken seriously.
Creating art that is rooted in reality, not theory.
“OH BABY, YOU… YOU GOT WHAT I NEED!”
From anime to pop, this composer doesn’t think about genre.