He directed J.M. Barrie's play, "Shall We Join the Ladies?," and Christopher Fry's play, "The Boy with a Cart," at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Richard Burton, Mary Jerrold, Noel Willman, Eileen Beldon, Nan Munro, Hazel Terry, and Paul Daneman in the cast.
Sir John Gielgud
5' 11" (1.80 m)
Did You Know?
The only thing I liked about films was looking at the back of my head, which otherwise I could only see at the tailor's.
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 ...
Rich baritone voice