Because he was wholly incapable of registering a false emotion for the camera.
Because screen villains twice his size did not have to be directed to fear him.
Because screen women did not have to be directed to pity him.
Because his worst film is more interesting than Bogie's best.
Because he never shot more men in a movie than he killed in real life.
Because PTSD in technicolor is a stained-glass window into the soul.
Because if there is a heaven, Bresson has already directed him in the greatest movie ever made.