As preparation for acting the role in the movie of the same name, he played the lead in the stage version of Whose Life is it Anyway at the Williamstown Theatre Festival (Williamstown, MA) in the summer, 1981. John Badham directed both the summer stock stage version and the Hollywood movie. Blythe Danner played the female lead ...
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Actually, when I was a kid I was really more aware of the star and the handprints in Grauman's Chinese more than I was aware of anything else, including the Oscar. I wanted to have a star. I wanted to be able to see, you know, old gum on my star.
Because of memory loss problems, as a result of his drug addiction in the 70s and 80s, during the brief run of "Complicit" at the Old Vic in 2009, he controversially used an earpiece to enable the prompter to feed him his lines during performances. The play, co-starring Elizabeth McGovern
and David Suchet
, and directed by Kevin Spacey
, was widely ridiculed in the British press as a result. ...