He acted in Jean Anouilh and Christopher Fry's play, "The Lark," at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Dorothy Tutin, Richard Johnson, and Leo McKern in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
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There was a sort of horror picture that I did called The Mutations
(1974). I think I did that solely for the money. I have six daughters, and they can be quite expensive, so one has to keep working and be able to pay the bills. I did get to work with Tom Baker
. He's a very charming, bright man and I liked him very much. I remember that movie as a very happy time; the whole gang of us were very ...
Often joked to friends and family that, before Halloween
(1978) came out, he was typecast as villains and psychopaths, never having been given the chance to play a good guy or hero. However, after his portrayal of the heroic, Van Helsing-like Dr. Sam Loomis in Halloween, he had the exact opposite problem in that no one wanted to see him play bad guys anymore, that the only parts offered to him ...
Dr. Sam Loomis from the Halloween films