Left with little money and few acting prospects because he felt he had been typecast as Kirk, he took bit parts
and even did party appearances until his career turned around.
The 51-year-old, who also had roles in City Lights and Hamish Macbeth and a bit part
in the film Gangs of New York, was convicted on three drink-drive charges as well as driving while disqualified and without a licence or insurance at Glasgow district court.
Packed with dozens of black-and-white photos, ``Dark City Dames'' brings us into the lives of these screen dames, including Sherman Oaks resident Totter, whose sizzling bit part
in the 1946 John Garfield gem, ``The Postman Always Rings Twice,'' had audiences forgetting about leading lady Lana Turner.
One then bit part
of one of his ears off before the gang fled.
In one of her first gigs, Montgomery scored a bit part
in ``Devil in a Blue Dress,'' a role so tiny, she jokes, ``If you blink, you'll miss me.
Since she had a bit part
in an episode of TV's Sex And The City, things are looking up for the former Ginger Spice.
Hunter is equally winning in a less showy role, and Fred Willard has a cunning bit part
as legendary sportscaster Howard Cosell - basically, he plays how Cosell might have played Willard's scene-stealing role in last year's comedy ``Best in Show.
A BIT PART
actor seen by millions in films was wanted at the time for possessing heroin.
He also has a bit part
in Michael Mann's ``Ali,'' to be released in December.