Appeared in "The Merchant of Venice", Chichester Festival, UK.
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[on The Bridge on the River Kwai
(1957)]: The original script was ridiculous, with elephant charges and girls screaming round in the jungle. When David Lean
arrived, with a new screenwriter, it became a very different thing. I saw Nicholson as an effective part, without ever really believing in the character. However, it paid off; it was a huge success and I got an Oscar for it, though I don't ...
Has appeared in several of David Lean
's movies. In them, he has portrayed Englishmen, an Arab, a Russian and an Indian.
Often played noble and fiercely proud leaders and authority figures