He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Troilus and Cressida," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Mike Gwilym, Francesca Annis, David Waller, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Ivan Beavis, Tony Church, Paul Shelley, Paul Moriarty, Hilton McRae, John Nettles, Michael Pennington, Richard ...
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(On frequently playing foreigners) I'm very proud of the fact that I can play all these different nationalities. I've done it with varying degrees of success, but at least with the best of intentions. I think at some point you run the danger of becoming everyone's favorite foreigner.
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.