He acted in Anton Chekhov's play, "The Seagull," at the New Theatre in London, England with Edith Evans, Peggy Ashcroft, Martita Hunt, and Alec Guinness (played Workman) in the cast. Komisarjevsky was director.
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Sir John Gielgud
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[on reading bad reviews] It's wonderful when it isn't you.
Actor William Redfield
, who appeared as Guildernstern in the Gielgud-directed stage version of Richard Burton
's "Hamlet" (a filmed version of the stage production was released in 1964, as Hamlet
(1964)) wrote in his 1967 memoir of the event, "Notes of an Actor", that Gielgud had an encyclopedia knowledge of the play and could play any and all parts of it from memory for his cast as he directed ...
His prominent hooked nose, which gave him a distinctive profile