A STAR IS BORN
How Warren Beatty shined in Splendor in the Grass
, but watched his star plunge when he followed it with two flops in a row, and became better known for his romances than his performances, seducing and abandoning Joan Collins and Natalie Wood.
“He was insatiable. Three, four, five times a day, every day, was not unusual for him. I felt like an oyster in a slot machine.” —Joan Collins
ON A HOT summer night, in 1959, Warren Beatty and Jane Fonda were having dinner at La Scala, on Little Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, when Beatty spied Joan Collins at a nearby...