Picks and Pans Review: A Brat by Any Other Name

updated 12/23/1985 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/23/1985 AT 01:00 AM EST

Actor Ian McKellen based his portrayal of Shakespeare's Coriolanus on tennis player John McEnroe. Coriolanus, McKellan said, "fought battles in public but hated the crowd who came to watch him fight and felt superior to the people who provided him with his stardom."

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