The legendary actor who brought The Grapes of Wrath so memorably into fruition continued acting steadily in supporting roles through the 60s and 70s, but his final leading role thrust him back into the limelight, cementing his reputation as one of the best.
In an achingly moving performance as an old man struggling to cope with feelings of mortality, he picked up the Best Actor Oscar. The film also starred his daughter, Jane the two had notoriously fallen out in real life, but their collaboration in the screen giants final triumph makes it even more emotional.
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The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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