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|Birthday:||October 1, 1930|
|Birthplace:||Limerick, County Limerick, Rep. of Ireland|
|Death:||October 25, 2002|
|Educated At:||London Academy Of Music And Dramatic Art, Crescent College|
|Manner of Death:||Natural Causes, Homiside|
|Occupations:||Screenwriter, Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Film Director|
|Spouse:||Elizabeth Rees-Williams, Ann Turkel|
Birthday: October 1, 1930
Birthplace: Limerick, County Limerick, Rep. of Ireland
Death: October 25, 2002
Educated At: London Academy Of Music And Dramatic Art, Crescent College
Manner of Death: Natural Causes, Homiside
Occupations: Screenwriter, Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Film Director
Spouse: Elizabeth Rees-Williams, Ann Turkel
[Commodus embraces him]
Marcus Aurelius: You have missed the war.
Commodus: Father, congratulations. I shall sacrifice a hundred bulls to honor your triumph.
Marcus Aurelius: Save the bulls. Honor Maximus. He won the battle.”
Marcus Aurelius: Shh, Commodus.
Commodus: All I’ve ever wanted was to live up to you, Caesar. Father.
Marcus Aurelius: Commodus…
[he kneels in front of him]
Marcus Aurelius: …your faults as a son is my failure as a father. Come…
[holds his arms out to Commodus and they embrace, Commodus begins to cry]
Commodus: Father. I would have butchered the whole world…if you would only love me!
[Commodus begins to asphyxiate Marcus whilst embracing him]”
Commodus: Yes, father.
Marcus Aurelius: You will not be emperor.
Commodus: Which wiser, older man is to take my place?
Marcus Aurelius: My powers will pass to Maximus, to hold in trust until the Senate is ready to rule once more. Rome is to be a republic again.
Marcus Aurelius: Yes. [Marcus moves his hand to touch Commodus’ face and Commodus turns away] My decision disappoints you?
Commodus: You wrote to me once, listing the four chief virtues: Wisdom, justice, fortitude and temperance. As I read the list, I knew I had none of them. But I have other virtues, father. Ambition. That can be a virtue when it drives us to excel. Resourcefulness, courage, perhaps not on the battlefield, but…there are many forms of courage. Devotion, to my family, to you. But none of my virtues were on your list. Even then it was as if you didn’t want me for your son.
Marcus Aurelius: Oh, Commodus. You go too far.”