He played the Workman in Anton Chekhov's play, "The Seagull," at the New Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Edith Evans, Peggy Ashcroft, and Martita Hunt in the cast. Theodore Komisarjevsky was director.
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[his diary entry after viewing Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
(1977) for the first time] It's a pretty staggering film as spectacle and technically brilliant. Exciting, very noisy and warmhearted. The battle scenes at the end go on for five minutes too long, I feel, and some of the dialogue is excruciating and much of it is lost in noise, but it remains a vivid experience.
Known for playing multiple complex characters and changing his appearance to suit.