MQ – I GIVE YOU ONE CRAZY FUCK
I was told they needed a girl to have a small speaking part with Christopher Walken and was asked if I could suggest a few. I believe 3 girls were in the running and the one I had in mind insisted she wouldn’t do the interview without me being present.
What’s an aussie doing
Running a bar
So I went along to meet the lady who was casting director, not knowing that it was to be in Robert de Niro’s suite at The Oriental. We walked in and de Niro put his hand out and said. “I’m Bob, what’s an Aussie doing running a bar in Thailand?” The girl was asked to say the sentence, “I give you one crazy fuck.”
she got the part
Noi a Missisipi
Sounds pretty easy, but my choice blurted out amongst embarrassed giggling. Needless to say, she is not in the movie. However, Noi, a Mississippi Queen dancer, got the part and forever after tried to show the world that it was she who actually won the Oscar!