He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet," at the New Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud (played Romeo), Peggy Ashcroft, Laurence Olivier (played Chorus and Mercutio), Edith Evans, Harry Andrews, Glen Byam Shaw, Alan Napier, Sam Beazley (played Paris), George Devine, and George Howe in the cast. John ...
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[on his first lunch meeting with George Lucas
]: I liked him. The conversation was divided culturally by 8,000 miles and 30 years; but I think we might understand each other if I can get past his intensity.
Contrary to popular rumors, he did not hate working on the Star Wars films. What he hated was the fact that many of the Star Wars fans would only ever remember him as Obi-Wan Kenobi despite all the success of his previous roles.