All sorts of things to read into this:
"One day I got so drunk at a friend's wedding, and I could not even stand up, and it was during that time I got a phone call and was asked to audition for a caveman role," he says.
Unwilling to let inebriation stand in the way of a role, the drunk but bold fellow took a cab to the audition and before seeing the director, he took off all his clothes and got his hands dirty on the ground and rubbed his face with the dirt. That tactic paid off and he got the role.
He played Vinegar Joe Stillwell in his latest.