He acted in Wood's play, "Veterans," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with John Mills, Gordon Jackson, Frank Grimes, Bob Hoskins, and James Bolam in the cast. Ronald Eyre was director.
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Sir John Gielgud
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Archive footage of Gielgud as Hamlet appears briefly on the computer screen of Ethan Hawke
(2000) in the year 2000 version of Shakespeare's play. The role is considered the summit for a tragedian, and Gielgud was the most celebrated Hamlet of the 20th century, surpassing even John Barrymore
, Laurence Olivier
and Richard Burton
in acclaim for his stage portrayal of the melancholy Dane.
Rich baritone voice