He acted in the British National Theatre Repertoire Season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and Olivier Theatre in London, England in Henrik Ibsen's plays, "Hedda Gabler," and "Whale;" David Lan and Joshua Sobol's play, "Ghetto;" William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet;" Moliere's play, "The Misanthrope;" David Storey's...
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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(2004 - On his favorite roles to date) There are a few that I've always been particularly proud of - Not Without My Daughter
(1991) and Enchanted April
(1991). At the time, they were parts that were so far away from me, from what I was, from what I am. I saw them as a challenge. In Not Without My Daughter
(1991), I played an Iranian doctor who takes his family back to Iran and converts to a much ...
As of 2010, he has been nominated three times for the Tony award: in 1998 as Best Actor (Play) for "Art"; in 2004 as Best Actor (Musical) for portraying Tevye in a revival of "Fiddler on the Roof"; in 2010 as Best Actor (Play) for "Red." Both "Art" and "Red" deal with struggle of character relations and personal views over a canvas painting.