Appeared in Henrik Ibsen
's "The Master Builder," in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England, with Jeanne Hepple, Celia Johnson and Edward Hardwicke in the cast. Peter Wood
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[on Michael Caine
] Wonderfully good company, ceaselessly funny and a brilliant actor.
Wanted desperately to stage "Guys and Dolls" in the early 1970s, as he dreamed of playing Sky Masterson, but after stringing him along for several years, the board of governors of the National Theatre vetoed any chance of a production. After years of being hamstrung by the board, Olivier resigned as artistic director in 1973 without being able to name his successor. The governors appointed Peter
A handsome man with a magnificent speaking voice