He acted in Enid Bagnold's play, "The Last Joke," at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Anna Massey, Robert Flemyng, and Ernest Thesiger in the cast.
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Sir John Gielgud
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[on Claude Rains] He was a great influence on me. I don't know what happened to him. I think he failed and went to America.
Three-time Tony winner, Gielgud graced the Broadway boards as a live performer 15 times between 1928 and 1976, yet never won an acting Tony Award. He was nominated twice for Best Actor (Dramatic): Edward Albee
's "Tiny Alice" and in 1971 for David Storey
's "Home." It was as a director that he was honored, with the 1961 Tony as Best Director (Dramatic) for "Big Fish, Little Fish." Directing a total...
His prominent hooked nose, which gave him a distinctive profile