Producer Lawrence Bender was originally supposed to play “Nice Guy Eddie” in Reservoir Dogs, but when Harvey Keitel signed on to the independent film, bringing an extra $1.5 to the budget, they could afford to hire professional actors, including: Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth, and Chris Penn. Bender instead cameoed as one of the cops chasing Buscemi’s character.
"I’m sorry, did I break your concentration? I didn’t mean to do that. Please, continue, you were saying something about best intentions. What’s the matter? Oh, you were finished! Well, allow me to retort. What does Marsellus Wallace look like?"