He acted in Eugene O'Neill's play, "Long Day's Journey Into Night," in the National Theatre production at the New Theatre in London, England with Constance Cummings, Denis Quilley, and Ronald Pickup in the cast. Michael Blakemore was director.
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The office of drama is to exercise, possibly to exhaust, human emotions. The purpose of comedy is to tickle those emotions into an expression of light relief; of tragedy, to wound them and bring the relief of tears. Disgust and terror are the other points of the compass.
Often directed himself in his films