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    • Irwin fired a pistol on sets often to get the reaction from the actors he wanted.

    • Irwin didn't like female guest stars on Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea as he felt they spent too much time in make-up. By the third season of the show, he had eliminated any female guest appearances entirely.

    • Irwin won the Oscar for Best Documentary for The Sea Around Us (1952) and was nominated for Best Picture with The Towering Inferno (1974).

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