Fool me once – shame on you.
Fool me twice – shame on me!
Native Texans, it has been said, know this old adage well.
On the other hand, Texans may be unaware they’ve fallen prey to being fooled, on not just one, but two occasions, and by the same well-known Hollywood actor donned in latex stippling, which, to television viewers, created the ocular illusion he was chronologically much older than his actual age.
How appropriate, then, the proper name, to which this “late” politician and historical figure is known to history, includes the prefix CON – “as in John Connolly”.
Those familiar with American history know, the name of “John Connolly” is synonymous with one of America’s most significant and, many still believe, tragic historical events – the “assassination” of US president “John Fitzgerald Kennedy” (AKA Hollywood actor, Dennis Hopper).
The following video, which everyone will find displayed immediately below, features a performance – filmed at a Dallas hospital, soon after Kennedy’s “assassination” – from the host actor who portrayed “John Connolly”.
When the actor’s facial mannerisms and unique facial geometry are viewed more closely, and while paying especial attention to the tone, rhythm, and timbre of the familiar voice, the identity of the man portraying “John Connolly”, a young and, at that time, obscure actor who would go on to become an award-winning Hollywood icon, should become readily identifiable to everyone.
This Hollywood actor also has a particularly conspicuous facial mannerism, which not only helped to identify him in the role of Texas governor “John Connolly”, but, as well, helped to identify him in the portrayal of yet another famous role, one which greatly effected the course of American history. Continue reading “Texas Twice Conned by Hollywood “John”?”