: [to Mai Zetterling:] I'm sick of all these knights in shining armor parts, I want to do something worthwhile like plays and films that have something to say.
Startlingly handsome, he was one of the great romantic swashbuckling stars of the mid-twentieth century. Most of his roles were colorful without being deep, and his swordplay was more praised than his wordplay.
He served in the Marine Corps in World War II as a transport pilot, and he saw action in the Pacific Theatre of operations.
Kept a copy of all the scripts from his movies and had them bound.
Appears on the album jacket of The Beatles' album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band".
When romance novelist Barbara Cartland was asked how she could write such steamy books while still a virgin, she answered, "We didn't need sex. We had Tyrone Power".