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10 stories from Frank Langella about his famous friends

In his new memoir Dropped Names, Frank Langella recalls meetings and friendships with bold-face names.

3. Rex Harrison

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    Rex Harrison (l.) with Audrey Hepburn (r.) in 'My Fair Lady'
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Langella says Harrison was one of the actors he most admired and that he waited outside the dressing room of the "My Fair Lady" actor after Harrison was in a play titled "Aren't We All." He finally knocked and, when Harrison said, "Yes, what is it?," went in and told him how much he had been inspired by him. "Thank you," Harrison reportedly said. "Very kind. I'm afraid I can't ask you to sit down." Langella said he awkwardly left.

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