As an illustrator most of my time is spent drawing relatively cute and pretty pictures aimed to appease conservative publishers and appeal to a young market. Thus, my private sketchbook is a haven to unfetter my brain on paper... (If you are looking for my usual work in children's literature, check out my regular blog at http://benredlich.blogspot.com/)
Monday, October 3, 2011
Interesting Faces III - Rondo Hatton
You don't get a more distinctive mug than Rondo Hatton's ...
I've never actually seen any films with him in, I've only seen photos of him in my Famous Monsters magazines. Such a great face to draw. His extreme features were the result of Acromegaly. The poor guy died from the condition in 1946 when he was 51.