He acted in the Repertoire Season at the National Theatre in their final performances at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, Albert Finney, Peggy Ashcroft, Frank Finlay, Diana Rigg, Angela Lansbury, Denis Quilley, Simon Ward, Diana Quick, Alan Webb, Dandy Nichols, David Yelland, ...
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Sir John Gielgud
5' 11" (1.81 m)
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[During an interview on US television the interviewer asked who had inspired him] It was during my time at RADA, there was a man who inspired us all. Claude Rains
. I don't know what happened to him, I think he failed and went to America.
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