Stage: Played Lopakhin in "The Cherry Orchard" play by Anton Chekhov
, translated by Jean-Claude Van Italie (Odyssey Theater Ensemble, Los Angeles, 6/02).
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Did You Know?
I love being added to that list of English actors playing villains. I guess somewhere in the history of American film and television someone decided that the English accent sounded somehow villainous.
Educated at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, he started out as a busker specializing in stand-up comedy and doing odd jobs to supplement his welfare cheque, before being accepted by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1977.