Sterling Walter Hayden ne Sterling Relyea Walter, adopted at age 9 and renamed Sterling Walter Hayden, Montclair NY, Prostate cancer. He was tall which posed a problem for film's much shorter actors/actresses.
Sterling Hayden March 1916 – May 1986 One of Hollywood's tallest actors at A leading man during the in westerns and film noir. Best remembered as the corrupt Irish American policeman, Captain McCluskey in The Godfather
STERLING HAYDEN was an American actor & author. For most of his career as a leading man, he specialized in westerns & film noir, such as Johnny Guitar, The Asphalt Jungle, and The Killing. Later on he became noted for appearing in supporting roles.