Film ‘Heavies’ & Bad Guys

As movie-goers we love a really really bad villian–they make for great drama. In industry parlance the bad guy is “The Heavy.” Some of the most memorable movie tough guys have gone on to become big stars, others just continued to thrill us with their intimidating on-screen persona. In this video Hollywood Historian, Manny Pacheco of, recaps some of filmdom’s most recognizable Heavies. There are names and roles you’ll remember and a few important character actors you’ll need to look up–like Neville Brand! That’s a name you may not recognize attached to a familiar face. Join in and add some of your favorite actors who played the Heavy!

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