He directed Graham Greene's play, "The Complaisant Lover," at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Paul Scofield, Ralph Richardson, and Phyllis Calvert in the cast.
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Sir John Gielgud
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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I was very hesitant of making this program because one's bound to reveal one's self and one is not very proud of it. Although in a way acting depends on your scraping away the details of your personality and using all of your qualities to some extent, but I was also so ashamed of them being so lacking. I never had interest in politics or sport, two great wars have sort of passed me by in a way. I...
His 1953 arrest for "soliciting homosexual acts" in a public lavatory was dramatized in 2008 as the play Plague Over England by Nicholas de Jongh
His prominent hooked nose, which gave him a distinctive profile