"It’s outrageous that someone else is playing Illya Kuryakin!” chuckles David McCallum over breakfast at an ocean-front coffee 商店 near his 首页 in Santa Monica. “When 你 do something for many years 你 have a very soft spot in your soul.”
It was as the Mozart 音乐会 on the 电视 was reaching a climax and actor David McCallum stood in front of the screen, accompanying the symphony orchestra on his oboe, that he realised there was a serious problem with his right hand.
This David was The Man From U.N.C.L.E.'s Illya Kuryakin, the "blond Beatle", whose dourly handsome face was considered such a threat to public safety that chiefs of police in America's Midwest would warn.