He starred in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, but Eli Wallach knows from pretty—he’s been wed to actress Anne Jackson for 58 years and worked with a bevy of Hollywood beauties. The 91-year-old heartthrob told all to PEOPLE’s Lesley Messer.
WHAT WAS IT LIKE TO WORK WITH KATE? We bonded quickly. She’s a very bright actress. She listens.
MARILYN MONROE BABYSAT FOR YOU? Oh yeah! She was charming and loved to tell stories. My son loved her!
AND AUDREY HEPBURN? In How to Steal a Million, I kissed Audrey Hepburn, but she was taller than me. She said, “For Eli, I’ll take my shoes off.”
DOES YOUR WIFE EVER GET JEALOUS? At the [Holiday] party women were around me, and she joked, “I don’t understand what they see in you!”