Quote: "Without realising it at the time, Christopher Wallace, who later became Notorious B.I.G., I taught him English without realising who he was going to become. He was in a penitentiary for a very, very short period of time and I was the English teacher there. It was before he became famous. (He was) very, very diligent and polite." Former drug smuggler Howard Marks on his one-time rap protege.
Quote: "You can't - you forget your lines! No, the tears were real but the pot wasn't." Rhys Ifans insists he didn't smoke cannabis in preparation to play legendary drug smuggler Howard Marks in the upcoming movie, MR NICE.
Fact: Notorious former drugs baron Howard Marks has a cameo role in the upcoming movie of his life story. Marks plays the owner of an Amsterdam cannabis cafe in MR NICE. The film is scheduled for release in February (10).