He acted and directed in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England and at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Ralph Richardson, Margaret Leighton, Mary Ellis, Anthony Quayle, Michael Hordern, Siobhan McKenna, Lyn Evans, Laurence Harvey, Raymond Westwell, Michael ...
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Sir John Gielgud
5' 11" (1.81 m)
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He was succeeded by Helen Mirren
in two roles after the characters' gender was changed: (1) Gielgud played Prospero in a 1957 production of "The Tempest" in the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane while Mirren played Prospera in The Tempest
(2010) (2) Gielgud played Hobson in Arthur
(1981) and Arthur 2: On the Rocks
(1988) while Mirren played Lillian Hobson in Arthur
Rich baritone voice